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Adjective: genuine  jen-yoo-in
  1. Not fake or counterfeit
    "a genuine Picasso"; "genuine leather";
    - echt
     
  2. Not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed
    "genuine emotion";
    - true, unfeigned
     
  3. Being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something
    "a genuine dilemma";
    - actual, literal, real

See also: attested, authentic, authenticated, bona fide, documented, existent, good, honest, honest-to-god, honest-to-goodness, honorable [US], honourable [Brit, Cdn], old, real, sincere, sure-enough, true, unquestionable, veritable

Antonym: counterfeit

Encyclopedia: Genuine, die Tragodie eines Seltsamen Hauses