Antonyms of adj genuine

3 senses of genuine

Sense 1
genuine (vs. counterfeit), echt -- (not fake or counterfeit; "a genuine Picasso"; "genuine leather")

counterfeit (vs. genuine), imitative -- (not genuine; imitating something superior; "counterfeit emotion"; "counterfeit money"; "counterfeit works of art"; "a counterfeit prince")
        => assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, put on, sham -- (adopted in order to deceive; "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty")
        => bad, forged -- (reproduced fraudulently; "like a bad penny..."; "a forged twenty dollar bill")
        => base -- (debased; not genuine; "an attempt to eliminate the base coinage")
        => bogus, fake, phony, phoney, bastard -- (fraudulent; having a misleading appearance)
        => inauthentic, unauthentic, spurious -- (intended to deceive; "a spurious work of art")
        => mock -- (constituting a copy or imitation of something; "boys in mock battle")
        => ostensible, ostensive -- (represented or appearing as such; pretended; "His ostensible purpose was charity, his real goal popularity")
        => pinchbeck -- (serving as an imitation or substitute; "pinchbeck heroism")
        => pseudo -- ((often used in combination) not genuine but having the appearance of; "a pseudo esthete"; "pseudoclassic")
        => synthetic -- (not genuine or natural; "counterfeit rhetoric that flourishes when passions are synthetic"- George Will)

Sense 2
genuine, true (prenominal), unfeigned -- (not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed; "genuine emotion"; "her interest in people was unfeigned"; "true grief")

INDIRECT (VIA sincere) -> insincere -- (lacking sincerity; "a charming but thoroughly insincere woman"; "their praise was extravagant and insincere")

Sense 3
actual, genuine, literal, real -- (being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something; "her actual motive"; "a literal solitude like a desert"- G.K.Chesterton; "a genuine dilemma")

INDIRECT (VIA true) -> false -- (not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality; "gave false testimony under oath"; "false tales of bravery")

Similarity of adj genuine

3 senses of genuine

Sense 1
genuine (vs. counterfeit), echt -- (not fake or counterfeit; "a genuine Picasso"; "genuine leather")
       => authentic, bona fide, unquestionable, veritable -- (not counterfeit or copied; "an authentic signature"; "a bona fide manuscript"; "an unquestionable antique"; "photographs taken in a veritable bull ring")
       => attested, authenticated, documented -- (established as genuine)
       => good, honest -- (not forged; "a good dollar bill")
       => honest-to-god, honest-to-goodness, old (prenominal), sure-enough (prenominal) -- ((used informally especially for emphasis); "a real honest-to-god live cowboy"; "had us a high old time"; "went upriver to look at a sure-enough fish wheel")
          Also See-> honest#1, honorable#1; real#1, existent#2; sincere#1; true#1

Sense 2
genuine, true (prenominal), unfeigned -- (not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed; "genuine emotion"; "her interest in people was unfeigned"; "true grief")
       => sincere (vs. insincere) -- (open and genuine; not deceitful; "he was a good man, decent and sincere"; "felt sincere regret that they were leaving"; "sincere friendship")

Sense 3
actual, genuine, literal, real -- (being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something; "her actual motive"; "a literal solitude like a desert"- G.K.Chesterton; "a genuine dilemma")
       => true (vs. false) -- (consistent with fact or reality; not false; "the story is true"; "it is undesirable to believe a proposition when there is no ground whatever for supposing it true"- B. Russell; "the true meaning of the statement")

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