Wednesday, July 2

Coco's word of the day

[Coco's word of the day]

Disingenuous
Dis`in*gen"u*ous | adj.

1. Not noble; unbecoming true honor or dignity; mean; unworthy; as, disingenuous conduct or schemes.

2. Not ingenuous; wanting in noble candor or frankness; not frank or open; uncandid; unworthily or meanly artful.

So disingenuous as not to confess them [faults]. --Pope. -- Dis`in*gen\"u*ous*ly, adv. --T. Warton. -- Dis`in*gen\"u*ous*ness, n. --Macaulay.

Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.