genuine vs unfeigned what difference

what is difference between genuine and unfeigned

English

Etymology

From Latin genuinus (innate, native, natural), from gignere, from Old Latin genere (to beget, produce); see genus.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: jěnʹyo͞oĭn’, jĕnʹyo͞oīn’ IPA(key): /ˈdʒɛnjuːˌɪn/, /ˈdʒɛnjuːˌaɪn/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnjuːɪn, -ɛnjuːaɪn

Adjective

genuine (comparative more genuine, superlative most genuine)

  1. Belonging to, or proceeding from the original stock; native
  2. Not counterfeit, spurious, false, or adulterated

Synonyms

  • authentic
  • real
  • natural
  • (British dialectal) lubish
  • true
  • uncounterfeited
  • See also Thesaurus:genuine

Antonyms

  • fake
  • ingenuine

Related terms

  • genus

Translations

Further reading

  • genuine in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • genuine in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

Anagrams

  • Guienne, eugenin, ingenue, ingénue, unigene

German

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌɡenuˈiːnə/
  • Hyphenation: ge‧nu‧i‧ne

Adjective

genuine

  1. inflection of genuin:
    1. strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. strong nominative/accusative plural
    3. weak nominative all-gender singular
    4. weak accusative feminine/neuter singular

Italian

Adjective

genuine

  1. feminine plural of genuino

Anagrams

  • ingenue, unigene

Latin

Adjective

genuīne

  1. vocative masculine singular of genuīnus

Norwegian Bokmål

Adjective

genuine

  1. definite singular of genuin
  2. plural of genuin

Norwegian Nynorsk

Adjective

genuine

  1. definite singular of genuin
  2. plural of genuin

Swedish

Adjective

genuine

  1. absolute definite natural masculine singular of genuin.


English

Etymology

un- +‎ feigned

Adjective

unfeigned (comparative more unfeigned, superlative most unfeigned)

  1. Not feigned.
  2. Genuine.
  3. Not false or hypocritical.

Derived terms

  • unfeignedly
  • unfeignedness
  • unfeigning

Related terms

Translations

References

  • unfeigned in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

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