Definition of 'disingenuous'
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It would be disingenuous to claim otherwise. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But then he got a little disingenuous. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Complaints on this score from manufacturers are somewhat disingenuous. SHOPPED: The Shocking Power of British Supermarkets (2004)It is not for me to call this last claim disingenuous. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It seems disingenuous to ask for controls in football that would not be welcomed in other forms of business. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It'd be dishonest and disingenuous to suggest it was. The Sun (2016)There's something slightly disingenuous about this sentiment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But isn't it all just a tiny bit disingenuous? Times, Sunday Times (2012)It seems disingenuous to say that'all other sensitive information could be reviewed by a judge. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The Palace manager was being slightly disingenuous. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Nonetheless, it seems more than a little disingenuous. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That may be true, but it is a slightly disingenuous point. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I think he is being a bit disingenuous here. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But it seems disingenuous that he will address these prickly subjects in film and music, but not in person. Times, Sunday Times (2011)To say otherwise is disingenuous. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This feels a bit disingenuous. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Such a claim is disingenuous. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There may have been a hiatus in homegrown productions but it would be disingenuous to say that the nation lost its interest in dancing in the interim. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Yet British officials were being somewhat disingenuous in their criticism of the existing Egyptian prison system. THE GUARDSMEN (2004)They are compulsory charges - thus making the advertised cost of the flights disingenuous to say the least, misrepresentation at worst. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It would be disingenuous to say her voice is easy listening, but 80 years of smoking and drinking will do that to anyone. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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