What are some alternative words for genuine?

Synonyms for genuine
ˈdʒɛn yu ɪn or, sometimes, -ˌaɪn; ˈdʒɛn yu ɪn; ˈdʒɛn yuˌaɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. genuine, echt(adj)

    not fake or counterfeit

    "a genuine Picasso"; "genuine leather"

    Synonyms:
    literal, actual, real, unfeigned, echt, true(a)

    Antonyms:
    bad, bogus, false, put on, inauthentic, pseudo, mock, pretended, fictitious, counterfeit, pinchbeck, synthetic, imitative, fictive, fake, phoney, unauthentic, ostensive, insincere, phony, bastard, sham, forged, assumed, spurious, base, ostensible

  2. genuine, true(a), unfeigned(adj)

    not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed

    "genuine emotion"; "her interest in people was unfeigned"; "true grief"

    Antonyms:
    pseudo, sham, unauthentic, bad, insincere, base, mock, bastard, put on, ostensible, bogus, phoney, assumed, pretended, phony, false, fake, ostensive, synthetic, inauthentic, spurious, fictitious, forged, counterfeit, pinchbeck, fictive, imitative

  3. actual, genuine, literal, real(adj)

    being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something

    "her actual motive"; "a literal solitude like a desert"- G.K.Chesterton; "a genuine dilemma"

    Synonyms:
    literal, true(a), actual, tangible, material, real, veridical, existent, factual, unfeigned, echt, substantial, real(a)

    Antonyms:
    unauthentic, imitative, pinchbeck, sham, insincere, assumed, inauthentic, pseudo, mock, phony, spurious, fake, bogus, ostensive, fictive, put on, false, bad, fictitious, synthetic, bastard, counterfeit, base, pretended, phoney, ostensible, forged

Wiktionary

  1. genuine(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    authentic, real, natural, true

    Antonyms:
    ingenuine, fake

  2. genuine(adjective)

    Belonging to, or proceeding from the original stock; native; hence, not counterfeit, spurious, false, or adulterated; authentic; real; natural; true; pure.

    a genuine text; a genuine production; genuine materials

    Synonyms:
    true, authentic, natural, real

    Antonyms:
    ingenuine, fake

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. genuine

    That is authentic which is true to the facts; that is genuine which is true to its own claims; as, authentic history; genuine money.

    A 'genuine' work is one written by the author whose name it bears; an 'authentic' work is one which relates truthfully the matters of which it treats. For example, the apocryphal Gospel of St. Thomas is neither 'genuine' nor 'authentic.' It is not 'genuine,' for St. Thomas did not write it; it is not 'authentic,' for its contents are mainly fables and lies.

    Trench On the Study of Words lect. vi, p. 189. [W. J. Widdleton]

    Authentic is, however, used by reputable writers as synonymous with genuine, tho usually where genuineness carries a certain authority. We speak of accepted conclusions, certain evidence, current money, genuine letters, a legitimate conclusion or legitimate authority, original manuscripts, real value, received interpretation, sure proof, a true statement, a trustworthy witness, a veritable discovery.

    Synonyms:
    accepted, accredited, authentic, authoritative, authorized, certain, current, legitimate, original, real, received, reliable, sure, true, trustworthy, veritable

    Antonyms:
    apocryphal, baseless, counterfeit, disputed, exploded, fabulous, false, fictitious, spurious, unauthorized

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. genuine

    Synonyms:
    authentic, true, real, pure, unalloyed, natural, unaffected, sincere, unadulterated, veritable, sound

    Antonyms:
    spurious, fictitious, adulterated, apocryphal

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. genuine(a.)

    Synonyms:
    pure, uncorrupt, unalloyed, unadulterated, true, real, veritable, authentic, not spurious, not false, not fictitious, not apochryphal, what it purports to be

  2. genuine(a.)

    Synonyms:
    native, unaffected, sincere

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. genuine(a)

    Synonyms:
    authentic, veritable, sterling, unmixed, real, pure, sincere, heartfelt, unaffected

    Antonyms:
    spurious, counterfeit, false, supposititious, adulterated

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How to use genuine in a sentence?

  1. Chris Jones:

    If they did, there wouldn't be a second, third or fourth time, we just feel like nobody cares. If you've got a heart and you're genuine and care about people ... you wouldn't do this. And if you have some time of power, you would stop it from happening.

  2. Ray Attrill:

    This seems to be the first step on the road in what is going to be a long drawn out process, if there appears to be a genuine intent on both sides to use this summit as a platform for a serious negotiation of a peace treaty, I guess that's what success would look like today.

  3. Kay Ivey:

    As such, I fully acknowledge – with genuine remorse – my participation in a skit like that back when I was a senior in college.

  4. David Bowers:

    I know there have been calls for me to resign over this incident. I know council members have received those calls as well, i hope and pray that you, my fellow council members, and the Roanoke community will accept my genuine and heartfelt apology.

  5. Former ANC Treasurer Matthews Phosa:

    This sensation is repeating itself ad nauseam. We are beginning to wonder whether those who say it is not true are themselves being genuine, i think it is true and I think the Guptas must stop it.


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