genuineness genuineness  /ˈdʒɛn jə wə nɪs/


  1. (n) the state of being genuine
  2. (n) undisputed credibility



  1. His extraordinary success is more than enough to make him respected, but he adds to that a genuineness as a human being that makes him as easy to like as he is to admire.
  2. So, maybe it's time to leave the well-worn tourist traps behind and seek out a little more genuineness on your next trip.
  3. But it's about much more: passion, genuineness, integrity.


  • Johnny Manziel's Attitude Says His Head Is in Right Spot for Big Season

    Love him or hate him, it's difficult not to respect the genuineness of Johnny Manziel . The Texas A&M star has been caught in a surplus of attention this offseason, and he isn't letting that force him into hiding.  It is that confidence and bravado that suggests Manziel will be just fine as he enters a season as the first-ever sophomore with a Heisman Trophy already under his belt.  Since his ...
    on July 30, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report


  1. "He obviously is going to be sorely missed by his family but he'll also be missed by the parliament," Mr Rudd told reporters. "Whether you are Labor, whether you're Liberal, all people in their heart of hearts would recognise the genuineness...
    on Nov 2, 2007 By: Kevin Rudd Source: The Australian

  2. "It's a tough time to just be a singer/songwriter with authenticity and genuineness and all that crap," Kreviazuk said. "It's hard because everything is rather glitzy and glamorous and it's a little bit more jam-packed with candy right now....
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Chantal Kreviazuk Source: Toronto Star

  3. "What I brought to the table is my heart, knowing that I complement, I don't compete," Santana said of the recording sessions. "I brought my heart, trusting that there's enough in me of purity and innocence and genuineness that I couldn't...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Carlos Santana Source: Reuters

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