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    • Perhaps Not straightforward or candid; insincere or determining:…
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    • The entire process is intellectually disingenuous
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disingenuous definition

  • adjective:
    • Perhaps Not straightforward or candid; insincere or determining: "an ambitious, disingenuous, philistine, and hypocritical operator, who ... exemplified ... the absolute most disagreeable qualities of their time” ( David Cannadine).
    • Pretending is unaware or unsophisticated; faux-naïf.
    • use Problem Unaware or uninformed; naive.
    • perhaps not noble; unbecoming real honor or dignity; mean; unworthy; phony or misleading.
    • Not ingenuous; perhaps not honest or open; uncandid; unworthily or meanly artful.
    • Assuming a pose of naivete to produce a place or even for deception.
    • maybe not noble; unbecoming true honor or dignity; mean; unworthy.
    • Not ingenuous; desiring in noble candor or frankness; not honest or available; uncandid; unworthily or meanly artful.
    • perhaps not straightforward or candid; providing a false look of frankness
    • Not straightforward or candid; insincere or calculating: "an ambitious, disingenuous, philistine, and hypocritical operator, who ... exemplified ... the most disagreeable traits of his time” ( David Cannadine).
    • Pretending to be not aware or unsophisticated; faux-naïf.
    • consumption Problem Unaware or uninformed; naive.
    • Not noble; unbecoming true honor or self-esteem; mean; unworthy; fake or deceptive.
    • perhaps not ingenuous; not honest or available; uncandid; unworthily or meanly artful.
    • Assuming a pose of naivete to make a place or even for deception.
    • Not noble; unbecoming real honor or dignity; mean; unworthy.
    • Not ingenuous; desiring in noble candor or frankness; maybe not honest or available; uncandid; unworthily or meanly artful.
    • not straightforward or candid; offering a false look of frankness
  • others:
    • perhaps not ingenuous; maybe not available, frank, or candid; uncandid; insincere: as, a disingenuous individual; a disingenuous answer.
    • perhaps not ingenuous; perhaps not available, honest, or candid; uncandid; insincere: since, a disingenuous individual; a disingenuous response.
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