Example sentences for: disingenuous

How can you use “disingenuous” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The criticism is plainly disingenuous: In two of his last three chapters, Buchanan bashes Jewish and Mexican-Americans for speaking up on behalf of Israel and Mexico.

  • Not only is this approach disingenuous, suggests the article, but it's also hypocritical: President Clinton, Al Gore, and Bill Bradley are all nominally committed to campaign finance reform.

  • The argument that beneficiaries will get paid more rather than less for something is disingenuous: They will be paid less than would otherwise be the case if they refuse to submit, a point that no doubt will be made by many program administrators.

  • So it was disingenuous of them to withdraw from the town at a later stage.

  • The Europeanists' claims are somewhat disingenuous: It's hard to argue that benighted, bankrupt Kosovo is a more vital American interest than oil-rich, centrally located Kuwait.

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