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sincerely adv
1 with sincerity; without pretense; "she praised him sincerely for his victory"; "was unfeignedly glad to see his old teacher"; "we are truly sorry for the inconvenience" [syn: unfeignedly, truly] [ant: insincerely]
2 written formula for ending a letter [syn: sincerely yours]

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Latin , "without wax." English,


  1. In a sincere or earnest manner; honestly.
    I sincerely hope they make it home safely.
  2. A conventional formula for ending a letter, used when the salutation addresses the person for whom the letter is intended by his or her name.
    Please consider it carefully and let me know what you decide.


Derived terms


In a sincere or earnest manner; honestly
  • Italian: sinceramente

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