He is to be admired for his kindness and genuine pastoral concern for all the members of his flock.
He could form a genuine post-presidential friendship with Bill Clinton, the man who had defeated him in 1992.
But U.S. and Western officials say the family told administration officials that they believed the letters to be genuine.
For a scandal to truly take off into a genuine conflagration, it has to meet a certain threshold.
Lisa considers me a traitor to the very essence of America, providing a helping hand to those in genuine need.
His protestations would have been passionate had they been genuine.
Still, how could it be genuine homesickness when the object of his yearning was beside him?
It would be difficult to find one who could be the subject of a genuine lyric.
Pash, who knows his writing better than any other man, says the document is genuine.
He felt transports of joy in clasping her in his arms and genuine despair when he left her.
1590s, "natural, not acquired," from Latin genuinus "native, natural," from root of gignere "beget" (see genus), perhaps influenced in form by contrasting adulterinus "spurious." [Alternative etymology is from Latin genu "knee," from a supposed ancient custom of a father acknowledging paternity of a newborn by placing it on his knee.] Meaning "really proceeding from its reputed source" is from 1660s. Related: Genuinely; genuineness.