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English adjective: genuine

1. genuine not fake or counterfeit


SamplesA genuine Picasso.
Genuine leather.


Synonymsecht


Similarattested, authentic, authenticated, bona fide, documented, good, honest, honest-to-god, honest-to-goodness, old, sure-enough, unquestionable, veritable


See alsoexistent, honest, honorable, real, sincere, true


Antonymscounterfeit, imitative

2. genuine not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed


SamplesGenuine emotion.
Her interest in people was unfeigned.
True grief.


Synonymstrue, unfeigned


Similarsincere


Antonymsinsincere

3. genuine being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something


SamplesHer actual motive.
A literal solitude like a desert.
A genuine dilemma.


Synonymsactual, literal, real


Similartrue


Antonymsfalse









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