Can you explain these two phrases for me?

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sympathy

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Can you explain these two phrases for me?

He is intelligently ignorant.
He is selfishly sincere.
 

Niigatablue

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1) You are intelligent, but don't know about certain 'lesser' topics. For example, gossip.

2) You are sincere for your own needs.

How does that sound?
 

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He know what he should be ignorant of.
His sincerity is beneficial to him.
 
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