Inherent vs Genuine - What's the difference?

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Inherent is a related term of genuine.


As adjectives the difference between inherent and genuine

is that inherent is inherent while genuine is belonging to, or proceeding from the original stock; native; hence, not counterfeit, spurious, false, or adulterated; authentic; real; natural; true; pure.

inherent

English

Alternative forms

* (archaic)

Adjective

(-)
  • Naturally as part or consequence of something.
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    Usage notes

    * Not to be confused with inherit .

    Antonyms

    * extrinsic

    Synonyms

    * ingrained

    genuine

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Belonging to, or proceeding from the original stock; native; hence, not counterfeit, spurious, false, or adulterated; authentic; real; natural; true; pure.
  • a genuine text; a genuine production; genuine materials

    Synonyms

    * authentic * real * natural * lubish * true * See also

    Antonyms

    * fake * ingenuine

    Anagrams

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