GENUINE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of GENUINE
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genuine
 a.  authentic; sincerely and honestly felt or experienced; real or true
Classic Sentence: (82 in 6 pages)
1  Gerald knew that despite the genuine liking of the County men with whom he hunted, drank and talked politics there was hardly one whose daughter he could marry.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  He loved Suellen, liked her sisters, respected Gerald and had a genuine fondness for the plantation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
3  There was a flash of genuine feeling in his eyes as he turned to her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXIII
4  Mrs. Peniston's horror was genuine.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
5  He met this with a look of genuine wonder.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
6  The original one-room shack was now a living-room, with the phonograph, a genuine leather-upholstered golden-oak rocker, and a picture of Governor John Johnson.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
7  But more I marvelled that the priests should swear that smoky jet of his was genuine.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 102. A Bower in the Arsacides.
8  A general air of surprise and genuine satisfaction fell upon every one as they saw the pianist enter.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In IX
9  When Edna was at last alone, she breathed a big, genuine sigh of relief.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXIV
10  Alcee Arobin's manner was so genuine that it often deceived even himself.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXV
11  Edna did not care or think whether it were genuine or not.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXV
12  Mr. Merriman's laugh at this sally was such a genuine outburst and so contagious that it started the dinner with an agreeable swing that never slackened.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXX
13  But Victor's astonishment was so genuine, and Mrs. Pontellier's indifference so apparent, that the disturbing notion did not lodge long in her brain.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXXIX
14  If they paid higher prices, they might get frills and fanciness, or be cheated; but genuine quality they could not obtain for love nor money.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 7
15  But, alas, it was again the case of the honest merchant, who finds that the genuine and unadulterated article is driven to the wall by the artistic counterfeit.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 23
Example Sentence: (29 in 2 pages)
1  Only genuine refugees can apply for asylum.
2  A number of forged works of art have been sold as genuine.
3  Fake designer watches are sold at a fraction of the price of the genuine article.
4  Sincerity, a deep genuine, heart-felt sincerity, is a trait of true and noble manhood.
5  Be genuine and conceal noting.
6  The reforms are motivated by a genuine concern for the disabled.
7  Carter hoped for greater trust between the two nations, more trade, more cultural exchanges - in short, a genuine peace.
8  The government divides asylum-seekers into economic migrants and genuine refugees.
9  Her laugh was far too hearty to be genuine.
10  Good studies are needed to lend credence to the notion that genuine progress can be made in this important field.
11  Last year's profits were more the result of financial sleight of hand than genuine growth.
12  He made a genuine attempt to improve conditions.
13  If you're selling, you have to have genuine belief in the product.
14  There was a risk of genuine refugees being returned to Vietnam.
15  If it is a genuine Michelangelo drawing, it will sell for millions.