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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sin·cer·i·ty /-ˈsɛrəti, ˈsɪr-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sin·cer·i·ty n.  The quality or state of being sincere; honesty of mind or intention; freedom from simulation, hypocrisy, disguise, or false pretense; sincereness.
    I protest, in the sincerity of love.   --Shak.
    Sincerity is a duty no less plain than important.   --Knox.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an earnest and sincere feeling [syn: earnestness, seriousness]
      2: the quality of being open and truthful; not deceitful or
         hypocritical; "his sincerity inspired belief"; "they
         demanded some proof of my sincerity" [ant: insincerity]
      3: a quality of naturalness and simplicity; "the simple
         sincerity of folk songs" [syn: unassumingness]
      4: the trait of being serious; "a lack of solemnity is not
         necessarily a lack of seriousness"- Robert Rice [syn: seriousness,
          earnestness, serious-mindedness] [ant: frivolity]