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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The state of being really what it seems to be.

Usage examples (35)
  • The genuineness of his generosity was never questioned because he was always so honest.
  • So geniune and multitalented, but also projecting just enough artifice to make you question whether that genuineness is truly what it is (know what I mean?).
  • While some authorities received them with enthusiastic admiration, others immediately called their genuineness in question.
  • He was a prolific writer; 130 plays are attributed to him, but their genuineness was the subject of discussion from a very early period. for more
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