Saturday, August 09, 2008

Google Search: Disingenuous

Disingenuous

adj.
  1. 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).
  2. Pretending to be unaware or unsophisticated; faux-naïf.
  3. Usage Problem. Unaware or uninformed; naive.