http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tm...29/ap_on_go_pr_wh/bush_mission_accomplished_2 disingenuous: dis·in·gen·u·ous adj. Not straightforward or candid; insincere or calculating: “an ambitious, disingenuous, philistine, and hypocritical operator, who... exemplified... the most disagreeable traits of his time” (David Cannadine). Pretending to be unaware or unsophisticated; faux-naïf. Usage Problem. Unaware or uninformed; naive.