The English sincere is from the Latin “sine cera” — literally, “without wax.”
However, what does “wax” have to do with “sincerity”? Well, wax was used to make masks — and makes hid your face, hid your emotions, hid your true self. Without wax, your face, your emotions, and your true self would be exposed to the world: you would become sincere.
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