Genuine and Unreal


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Genuine adjective – Being exactly as appears or as claimed.
Usage example: had a genuine van Gogh hanging in their living room

Unreal is an antonym for genuine in topics: authentic, false, unaffected.
Nearby Words: genuinely, genuineness
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Unreal adjective – Not real and existing only in the imagination.
Usage example: the unreal world of TV sitcoms

Genuine is an antonym for unreal in fake topic.
Nearby Words: unrealistic, unreality
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Unreal or Genuine. 2016. Accessed October 20, 2020.

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