genuinely

adverb gen·u·ine·ly \ ˈjen-yə-wən-lē , -(ˌ)win- , nonstandard -ˌwīn- \

Definition of genuinely

: in a real or genuine way : truly
  • a genuinely funny movie
  • some genuinely disturbing news
  • She was genuinely surprised by their decision.
  • The audience was genuinely moved by the performance.
  • We are genuinely grateful to still have our jobs.

First Known Use of genuinely

1613

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