possessing the claimed or attributed character, quality, or origin; not counterfeit; authentic; real: genuine sympathy; a genuine antique.
properly so called: a genuine case of smallpox.
free from pretense, affectation, or hypocrisy; sincere: a genuine person.
descended from the original stock; pure in breed: a genuine Celtic people.
It’s sad, isn’t it? How refreshing it is to meet a genuine person, because genuine people are so rare these days. Well, I thank you new friend, for the refreshment.