Pronunciation of Genuine
/d͡ʒˈɛnjuːɪn/, /dʒˈɛnjuːɪn/, /dʒ_ˈɛ_n_j_uː_ɪ_n/
Antonyms for genuine:
Synonyms for genuine:
forthright, confiding, stainless, true-to-life, squeaky-clean, openly, upstanding, sportsmanlike, physically, gritty, realistically, pure, physical, reputable, outspoken, frankly, principled, decent, unstudied, scrupulous, apparent, unmannered, irreproachable, sincerely, bluntly, hard-edged, true-life, Mr. Clean.
candid, undisguised, overt, direct, outgoing, open, frank, unrestrained, downright, unpretentious, undeceptive, naive, honest, uncalculating, Unartful, trusting, ingenuous, blunt, Plain-spoken, broad, sincere, undeceiving, natural, straightforward, plain, artless, un-artificial, Unbeguiling, callow, unsophisticated, unaffected, undeceitful.
authentic, real (adjective)
bluff, welcoming, neighbourly, good-natured, charming, harmonious, attentive, cordial, congenial, spontaneous, friendly, cordially, neighborly, out-there, well-disposed, approachable, generous, nice, good-humored, pally, gregarious, likable, simpatico, amicable, sociable, affable, amiable, convivial, companionable, matey, buddy-buddy, pleasant, warm, genial, brotherly, accessible, warmly, social, personal.
unaffected; honest (adjective)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Usage examples for genuine:
- With genuine feeling he threw his arms round his mother's neck, and while, with tears in his eyes, he confessed that he had set his heart on going to sea, he told her how very sorry he felt at wishing to leave her. - "The Three Lieutenants", W.H.G. Kingston.
- Rhoda's heart beat with apprehension; her feeling for Robert was more genuine than most of her feelings, and this was her one excuse for the part she had played. - "Old Kensington", Miss Thackeray.
- In the Commons the speeches were all touched with genuine emotion and the sense of personal loss. - "Mr. Punch's History of the Great War", Punch.