Synonyms for (adjective) sincere

Synonyms: sincere, solemn, earnest

Definition: characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions

Usage: both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate; an entirely sincere and cruel tyrant; a film with a solemn social message

Similar words: serious

Definition: concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities

Usage: a serious student of history; a serious attempt to learn to ski; gave me a serious look; a serious young man; are you serious or joking?; Don't be so serious!


Synonyms: sincere

Definition: open and genuine; not deceitful

Usage: he was a good man, decent and sincere; felt sincere regret that they were leaving; sincere friendship

Similar words: bona fide

Definition: undertaken in good faith

Usage: a bona fide offer


Similar words: cordial

Definition: sincerely or intensely felt

Usage: a cordial regard for his visitor's comfort; a cordial abhorrence of waste


Similar words: devout, dear, earnest, heartfelt

Definition: earnest

Usage: one's dearest wish; devout wishes for their success; heartfelt condolences


Similar words: honest

Definition: without dissimulation; frank

Usage: my honest opinion


Similar words: unfeigned, true, genuine

Definition: not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed

Usage: genuine emotion; her interest in people was unfeigned; true grief


Similar words: heart-whole, whole-souled, wholehearted

Definition: with unconditional and enthusiastic devotion

Usage: heart-whole friendship; gave wholehearted support to her candidacy; wholehearted commitment; demonstrated his whole-souled allegiance