I think there is a genuineness and lack of calculation with them both.
Cyrus somehow escaped the showbiz trap of manufactured personality and preserved a genuineness that is very hard to fake.
This is another of the accidental coincidences which attest the genuineness of the Acts.
There was no mistaking the genuineness of Bivens's feelings.
The genuineness of his feelings would prevent his seeing a number of things which do not concern his passions.
It is to be hoped that no reader will doubt the genuineness of this letter.
He stood irresolutely an instant as if doubtful of the genuineness of this alleged business transaction.
There was no question about the genuineness and the legal sufficiency of this instrument.
The genuineness of the main document (at least) is unaffected by recent attacks.
We are further instructed to advise you that its genuineness is unquestioned.
1590s, "natural, not acquired," from Latin genuinus "native, natural," from root of gignere "beget" (see genus), perhaps influenced in form by contrasting adulterinus "spurious." [Alternative etymology is from Latin genu "knee," from a supposed ancient custom of a father acknowledging paternity of a newborn by placing it on his knee.] Meaning "really proceeding from its reputed source" is from 1660s. Related: Genuinely; genuineness.