Verboticism: Disingenuine

'I do not need or use deodorant.'

DEFINITION: n A lie told by a politician which is not really a lie, because in their heart of hearts, they are pretending it is true. v. To believe you are telling the truth even though you know it's really not.

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Created by: Rutilus

Pronunciation: dis-in-jen-yoo-in

Sentence: Clarence was a smooth parliamentarian; he was intelligent, articulate, charismatic and debonaire. Versed in the art of spin, his web of lies glittered before all like the truths they really were not. He was the complete disingenuine politician and the nation loved him for it.

Etymology: disingenous - misleading, calculating; genuine - real, true

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Comments: Disingenuine

Jabberwocky - 2008-06-12: 11:45:00
great blend