[ US /ˈdʒɛnˈjuˌwaɪn, ˈdʒɛnjəwən/ ]
[ UK /d‍ʒˈɛnjuːɪn/ ]
  1. not fake or counterfeit
    genuine leather
    a genuine Picasso
  2. not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed
    her interest in people was unfeigned
    true grief
    genuine emotion
  3. being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something
    her actual motive
    a genuine dilemma
    a literal solitude like a desert
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How To Use genuine In A Sentence

  • But for the watermark, the thickness of the paper and the missing security thread, the note, reportedly obtained from a private bank, looked like genuine currency for all practical purposes.
  • The Canadian police doubted he was a genuine amnesiac and held him on suspicion of being an illegal immigrant.
  • We will pay you a suitable, er, emolument as the finder and introducer of this piece if it does turn out to be genuine and we buy it? GOTHIC PURSUIT
  • Be genuine and conceal noting.I write every wiod I wand to say on this small card.I wish my honey a happy Valentine's day.
  • I am never quite clear on whether all this is sartorial or sardonicDad’s way of announcing that he used to be a punker but is now a middle-school English teacher, or if becoming a teacher has actually turned my dad into this genuine throwback. Excerpt: If I Stay by Gayle Forman
  • What's amazing about director Leonard Kastle's style is his ability to leap between camp and genuine moments of terror during the murder scenes.
  • In its favour, there is some genuine tension in the car chase sequences, and the marauding gangs of children seem not only authentic but realistically threatening.
  • The material of products include: genuine leather, PU, PVC, etc.
  • Everyone became equally loud, crude and garrulous, the technically sober behaving identically to the genuinely drunk.
  • But I was going through a reclusive and non-communicative phase, and his efforts to talk to me, to establish genuine communication, were met with a stony and moody silence.
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