As adjectives the difference between insincere and dishonest
is that insincere
is not genuinely meaning what has been expressed; not sincere; artificial while dishonest
is not honest.
Not genuinely meaning what has been expressed; not sincere; artificial.
- Janice's added glares showed that her apology was insincere.
Interfering with honesty.
(obsolete) Dishonourable; shameful; indecent; unchaste; lewd.
* Alexander Pope
* Sir T. North
- inglorious triumphs and dishonest scars
(obsolete) Dishonoured; disgraced; disfigured.
- Speak no foul or dishonest words before them [the women].
- Dishonest with lopped arms the youth appears, / Spoiled of his nose and shortened of his ears.