genuine love meaning, genuine love definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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genuine

  
1       adj   Genuine is used to describe people and things that are exactly what they appear to be, and are not false or an imitation.  
usu ADJ n     (Antonym: fake)    There was a risk of genuine refugees being returned to Vietnam., ...genuine leather..., They're convinced the picture is genuine.     
2       adj   Genuine refers to things such as emotions that are real and not pretended.   (=sincere)  
There was genuine joy in this room..., If this offer is genuine I will gladly accept it.     
  genuinely      adv  
He was genuinely surprised.     
  genuineness      n-uncount   usu with supp  
He needed at least three days to assess the genuineness of their intentions.     
3       adj   If you describe a person as genuine, you approve of them because they are honest, truthful, and sincere in the way they live and in their relationships with other people.,   (approval)    She is very caring and very genuine.     
  genuineness      n-uncount  
I have no doubt about their genuineness.     
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exp.
expression used for pointing out that, if you love someone, you accept also things and people dear to the person you love
exp.
love you loads
"je t'aime beaucoup" in French
n.
padlocks that couples lock on a bridge or fence among others to symbolise their love
exp.
love very much (smth. or smb.)
exp.
tenderness, love and care
acronym
n.
fear of falling in love
[Psych.]
n.
n. 1. friendly, affectionate love; familial love 2. (astrology) horizon in the Leo/Aquarius axis 3. (sociology) the love between friends
A living being with storge feels a strong sense of duty and is often willing to die to protect this love.
id.
At a point where you know you have to make a decision that not only effects your life, not only the life of the objects you love but the ones that you consider as well. More than one crux will certainly cause an individual to have a dilemma or two.
exp.
a humorous way of saying that someone doesn't like or love the speaker.
[Hum.] E.g.: You've seen the way she treated me last time we met. It's clear: she loves me not.
exp.
expression meaning that someone who is not happy tends to find comfort in seeing others unhappy too
n.
someone who loves being in the sun, sunbathing etc

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