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genuinely

[ jen-yoo-in-lee ]
/ ˈdʒɛn yu ɪn li /
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adverb

in a way that is real or true; authentically, honestly, or sincerely: We encourage children to place themselves in other people’s shoes in order to genuinely understand and empathize with their emotions.Ada is volunteering on the campaign because she genuinely believes in the candidate’s goals.

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Origin of genuinely

non·gen·u·ine·ly, adverbqua·si-gen·u·ine·ly, adverbun·gen·u·ine·ly, adverb
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