the quality of being true, authentic, or valid:The genuineness of these original manuscripts is undeniable.There is an issue concerning the genuineness of the defendant's signature.
the quality of being free from pretense, deceit, or affectation; sincerity: There was a genuineness about him which most people recognized, and which endeared him to them.
- non·gen·u·ine·ness, noun
- un·gen·u·ine·ness, noun
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How to use genuineness in a sentence
There still is good in many of their notions, a surviving streak of idealism, a genuine quality of young inspiration.Jan Morris, artful travel writer who broke many boundaries, dies at 94 | Matt Schudel | November 20, 2020 | Washington Post
The content shared via Instagram Stories is typically more raw and unfiltered, which allows brands to create a more genuine image.How social media influence 71% consumer buying decisions | Aleh Barysevich | November 20, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
By late January, as millions of us rejoice while waiting to get a needle jabbed in our arms, Nationals Park should be the home of two new thumping bats and at least two new arms that are genuine upgrades.The Nationals have been forgotten by baseball. Don’t expect that to last. | Thomas M. Boswell | November 19, 2020 | Washington Post
It’s contrition that feels like it came from a battered schoolyard bully, only genuine.
It’s also important to create genuine oversight, so that people feel their data isn’t being misused, and put effort into cross-border collaborations so that your app doesn’t stop working when you move from one place to another.Why people don’t trust contact tracing apps, and what to do about it | Lindsay Muscato | November 12, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Cyrus somehow escaped the showbiz trap of manufactured personality and preserved a genuineness that is very hard to fake.
I think there is a genuineness and lack of calculation with them both.
As the payee was induced to take the note on A's statement of its genuineness, he could not escape payment.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
The paper was of such a nature that I immediately began an investigation as to its genuineness.The Courier of the Ozarks | Byron A. Dunn
The payee, a respectable merchant of Richmond, presented it in person, and there was no doubt of its genuineness.The Supplies for the Confederate Army | Caleb Huse
This is in accordance with the language of Aristides, and indeed is the only view consistent with a belief in their genuineness.The Modes of Ancient Greek Music | David Binning Monro
I need not repeat what is said by Dr. Wessely and M. Ruelle in defence of the genuineness of our fragment.The Modes of Ancient Greek Music | David Binning Monro