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Genuine vs. Sincere

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Genuineadjective

Belonging to, or proceeding from the original stock; native

Sincereadjective

Genuine; meaning what one says or does; heartfelt.

‘I believe he is sincere in his offer to help.’;

Genuineadjective

not counterfeit, spurious, false, or adulterated

‘a genuine text;’; ‘a genuine production;’; ‘genuine materials; genuine friendship’;

Sincereadjective

Meant truly or earnestly.

‘She gave it a sincere, if misguided effort.’;

Genuineadjective

Belonging to, or proceeding from, the original stock; native;

‘The evidence, both internal and external, against the genuineness of these letters, is overwhelming.’;

Sincereadjective

(archaic) clean; pure

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Genuineadjective

not fake or counterfeit;

‘a genuine Picasso’; ‘genuine leather’;

Sincereadjective

Pure; unmixed; unadulterated.

‘There is no sincere acid in any animal juice.’; ‘A joy which never was sincere till now.’;

Genuineadjective

not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed;

‘genuine emotion’; ‘her interest in people was unfeigned’; ‘true grief’;

Sincereadjective

Whole; perfect; unhurt; uninjured.

‘The inviolable body stood sincere.’;

Genuineadjective

being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something;

‘her actual motive’; ‘a literal solitude like a desert’; ‘a genuine dilemma’;

Sincereadjective

Being in reality what it appears to be; having a character which corresponds with the appearance; not falsely assumed; genuine; true; real; as, a sincere desire for knowledge; a sincere contempt for meanness.

‘A sincere intention of pleasing God in all our actions.’;

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Sincereadjective

Honest; free from hypocrisy or dissimulation; as, a sincere friend; a sincere person.

‘The more sincere you are, the better it will fare with you at the great day of account.’;

Sincereadjective

open and genuine; not deceitful;

‘he was a good man, decent and sincere’; ‘felt sincere regret that they were leaving’; ‘sincere friendship’;

Sincereadjective

characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions;

‘both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate’; ‘an entirely sincere and cruel tyrant’; ‘a film with a solemn social message’;

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