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used in Notes from the Underground

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real (as when a person is sincere or an object is not a replica or fake)
  • I might even be genuinely touched, though probably I should grind my teeth at myself afterwards and lie awake at night with shame for months after.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (49% in)
  • By the way: facing the wall, such gentlemen—that is, the "direct" persons and men of action—are genuinely nonplussed.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (6% in)
  • ...of that suspicion, if one can call it so, by the fact that if you take, for instance, the antithesis of the normal man, that is, the man of acute consciousness, who has come, of course, not out of the lap of nature but out of a retort (this is almost mysticism, gentlemen, but I suspect this, too), this retort-made man is sometimes so nonplussed in the presence of his antithesis that with all his exaggerated consciousness he genuinely thinks of himself as a mouse and not a man.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (20% in)
  • At the same time I was genuinely touched and penitent, I used to shed tears and, of course, deceived myself, though I was not acting in the least and there was a sick feeling in my heart at the time....
    1.5 — Part 1 Chapter 5 (10% in)
  • You boast of consciousness, but you are not sure of your ground, for though your mind works, yet your heart is darkened and corrupt, and you cannot have a full, genuine consciousness without a pure heart.
    1.11 — Part 1 Chapter 11 (35% in)
  • I, for instance, genuinely despised my official work and did not openly abuse it simply because I was in it myself and got a salary for it.
    2.1 — Part 2 Chapter 1 (33% in)
  • I don't recall the words now, but I remember well that through the high-flown phrases there was apparent a genuine feeling, which cannot be feigned.
    2.7 — Part 2 Chapter 7 (87% in)
  • The poor girl was keeping that student's letter as a precious treasure, and had run to fetch it, her only treasure, because she did not want me to go away without knowing that she, too, was honestly and genuinely loved; that she, too, was addressed respectfully.
    2.7 — Part 2 Chapter 7 (95% in)
  • But I was, what is called, PUTTING IT ON, to save appearances, though the attack was a genuine one.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (28% in)
  • She understood from all this what a woman understands first of all, if she feels genuine love, that is, that I was myself unhappy.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (79% in)
  • I managed to articulate; then I went to the sofa, fell on it face downwards, and sobbed on it for a quarter of an hour in genuine hysterics.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (88% in)

There are no more uses of "genuine" in Notes from the Underground.

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