Meaning of disingenuous

dis•in•gen•u•ous

Pronunciation: (dis"in-jen'y-us), [key]
— adj.,
  1. lacking in frankness, candor, or sincerity; falsely or hypocritically ingenuous; insincere: Her excuse was rather disingenuous.
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