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Princeton's WordNet

  1. truly, genuinely, reallyadverb

    in accordance with truth or fact or reality

    "she was now truly American"; "a genuinely open society"; "they don't really listen to us"

  2. authentically, genuinelyadverb

    genuinely; with authority

    "it is authentically British"


  1. genuinelyadverb

    In a genuine manner; truthfully, truly.

    I thought they were joking at first, but it seemed they were genuinely interested in the talk about glaciers.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Genuinelyadverb

    Without adulteration; without foreign admixtures; naturally.

    Etymology: from genuine.

    There is another agent able to analize compound bodies less violently, more genuinely, and more universally than the fire. Boyle.


  1. genuinely

    Genuinely is an adverb indicating an action or characteristic that is authentic, sincere, or without pretense or falsehood. It represents the state of being true and not fake or counterfeit.

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'genuinely' in Adverbs Frequency: #360

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of genuinely in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of genuinely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of genuinely in a Sentence

  1. Jacquelyn Brittany:

    Once( Joe Biden) came in, Joe Biden was just genuinely, genuinely nice to people. We don't get that from everybody.

  2. Karl Kleinpaste:

    Genuinely skillful use of obscenities is uniformly absent on the Internet.

  3. Winston Churchill:

    I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.

  4. Andrew Nurnberg:

    There will inevitably be speculation regarding Harper Lee as Harper Lee has lived a very private life, she was genuinely surprised at the discovery of the manuscript but delighted by the suggestion to publish what she considers to be the' parent' to' Mockingbird.' I met with her last autumn and again over two days in January ; she was in great spirits and increasingly excited at the prospect of this novel finally seeing the light of day.

  5. Chrishell Stause:

    I love seeing them together. They are so cute. They are genuinely in love and genuinely hardworking people, and it’s nice to be around them.

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    • A. dependable
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