The biggest change from the Romney of 2008, or even of a few months ago, is that he genuinely seems to be enjoying himself.
Both reek of false modesty, but Deen does appear jumpy and genuinely anxious at times.
Anybody who genuinely cares for Zackary can only take heart that he has fared remarkably well.
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.