Antonyms for genuine

delusory, fulsome, dishonest, apparent, fanciful, fantastic, worldly, slippery, unauthorized, apocryphal, unsubstantiated, phantom, deceptive, phony-baloney, double-faced, insincere, sycophantic, bogus, fictitious, jive, mock, fictive, phantasmic, contrived, adulatory, symbolic, manipulative, mistrustful, civilized, spurious, ostensive, imitative, alleged, made-up, two-faced, delusive, Double dealing, cynical, fabulous, janus-faced, soapy, underhanded, calculating, assumed, suspicious, pretend, pretentious, manufactured, phony, phantasmal, forged, wily, mealymouthed, artful, backhanded, platonic, critical, sly, prima facie, dissembling, gushy, scheming, ersatz, mythical, assuming, pseudo, approximate, putative, fabricated, Inexistent, artificial, formulaic, man-made, double, supposed, conceived, hypothetical, near, devious, knavish, unreal, cultivated, unctuous, counterfeit, mimetic, sophisticated, slavish, faux, sham, left-handed, worldly-wise, nonvalid, ostensible, plastic, evident, presumed, mechanical, reputed, shifty, wary, Emulative, comparative, refined, unfounded, groundless, unnatural, romantic, imaginary, seeming, imagined, supposititious, potential, cosmopolitan, disputed, put on, nonexistent, exploded, fabled, make believe, dummy, Pecksniffian, smooth, visionary, factitious, foxy, base, oily, oleaginous, possible, theoretical, imitation, forced, unwarranted, snide, lip, virtual, implicit, mimic, cultured, tricky, Concocted, crafty, arch, Envisaged, synthetic, pinchbeck, inauthentic, hypocritical, Fantasied, fictional, ideal, crooked, notional, designing, misleading, guileful, feigned, visualized, affected, pretended, epigonic, fake, Foundationless, apish, conjectural, flattering, gushing, chimerical, unauthentic, unsupported, sharp, substitute, canny, abstract, mealy, shrewd, strained, suppositious, legendary, deceitful, cunning, subtle, envisioned, baseless, dissimulating, skeptical, pictured, simulated, polished, invented, canned, unreasonable, slick, relative, illusory, hagiographic, suppositional, bad, unoriginal, false, almost, phoney.

Quotes of genuine

  1. Failure is authentic, and because it's authentic, it's real and genuine and because of that, it's a pure state of being. – Doug Coupland
  2. A true leader has to have a genuine open -door policy so that his people are not afraid to approach him for any reason. – Harold S. Geneen
  3. The end comes when we no longer talk with ourselves. It is the end of genuine thinking and the beginning of the final loneliness. – Edward Gibbon
  4. The only kind of dignity which is genuine is that which is not diminished by the indifference of others. – Dag Hammarskjold
  5. Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you've got to say, and say it hot. – David Herbert Lawrence
  6. Sometimes films ignore other points of view because it's simpler to tell the story that way, but the more genuine and sympathetic you are to different points of view and situations, the more real the story is. – Ang Lee
  7. The role of a liberal arts college within a university is to be a genuine part of that university, giving and responding to the other parts. – Edward Levi
  8. It's not like I'm taking 20 grand from the shows. I mean there's no record label, so this is a genuine thing. And I think most people can see that. I think that anyone who knows me, knows I do things with integrity. – Mike Peters
  9. I looked back at some of my earlier published stories with genuine horror and remorse. I got thinking, How many extant copies might there be, who owns them, and do they keep their doors locked? – Richard Russo
  10. But communication is two -sided- vital and profound communication makes demands also on those who are to receive it... demands in the sense of concentration, of genuine effort to receive what is being communicated. – Roger Sessions
  11. Kill Rock Stars allowed me to put out a real genuine rock 'n' roll record. – Ronnie Spector
  12. The discoveries of how we can grow and the insights we need to have really come from the inside out. To have genuine empathy, not as a make -nice tool but as an understanding, is essential to the next step. – Patricia Sun
  13. Bottom line: if you show a genuine interest in learning about how others became successful, you can open up a world of opportunities. – Armstrong Williams
  14. I mean that the function of the police is to solve problems that have law -enforcement consequences in a way that is based on a genuine partnership with the neighborhood in both the venting of the problem and the discussion of the solution. – James Q. Wilson
  15. If you want to know the taste of a pear, you must change the pear by eating it yourself. If you want to know the theory and methods of revolution, you must take part in revolution. All genuine knowledge originates in direct experience. – Mao Zedong

Usage examples for genuine

  1. 1. There must be a genuine care for our work. – The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians by G. G. Findlay
  2. It's a genuine offer, and I'll ask your attention for a minute or two. – Blake's Burden by Harold Bindloss
  3. It could hardly last another twenty years- a genuine book, a bargain. – The Patrician by John Galsworthy
  4. I told her that I had discovered early in the action that I loved her, that I had waited long enough to be sure that it was not a passing fancy, but a genuine case of love. – Old Ebenezer by Opie Read
  5. No. I believe it is quite genuine – The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss
  6. It did not seem in keeping with her genuine grief. – The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  7. His surprise was genuine enough. – In the Mayor's Parlour by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  8. " I think it's genuine said Mavis. – The Devil's Garden by W. B. Maxwell
  9. He don't act like he's genuine colored, neither. – J. Poindexter, Colored by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
  10. All religion that is genuine flowers in character. – The Higher Powers of Mind and Spirit by Ralph Waldo Trine
  11. Lorimer listened with a look of genuine pain and distress on his honest face. – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  12. " And genuine I added. – The Confessions of Arsène Lupin by Maurice Leblanc
  13. One of the best, when you can obtain the genuine – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  14. " If you are a genuine d'Urberville I ought not to tell you either, I suppose. – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  15. For in a room like this they could not be other than genuine – A Splendid Hazard by Harold MacGrath
  16. There was no doubt that Cole had been guilty of a serious offence; yet, remembering what he had been in the past, and seeing the change in him now, together with his evidently genuine regret for what he had done, the boy could not help feeling sorry, and anxious even to render the unfortunate fellow some assistance. – Under Padlock and Seal by Charles Harold Avery
  17. Pericard was a genuine French lad. – The Children's Pilgrimage by L. T. Meade
  18. All four I consider to be genuine but late works. – Great Masters in Painting: Perugino by George C. Williamson
  19. Then the woman looked up and there were genuine tears in her eyes. – The Man Thou Gavest by Harriet T. Comstock
  20. If it were genuine – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope

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