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1. genesis

noun. ['ˈdʒɛnəsəs'] a coming into being.

Synonyms

  • beginning

Antonyms

  • deactivation
  • finish

Etymology

  • genesis (Latin)
  • γένεσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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A common misspelling of genesis is genisis

Example sentences of the word genesis


1. Noun, singular or mass
The history of coeducational schools can largely be attributed to the genesis of the Women’s Rights Movement.

Quotes containing the word genesis


1. Solitude is the soil in which genius is planted, creativity grows, and legends bloom; faith in oneself is the rain that cultivates a hero to endure the storm, and bare the genesis of a new world, a new forest.
- Mike Norton, White Mountain

2. Is anything too hard for the Lord? (Genesis 18:14)
- Anonymous, Holy Bible: King James Version

3. The Latin words humus, soil/earth, and homo, human being, have a common derivation, from which we also get our word 'humble.' This is the Genesis origin of who we are: dust - dust that the Lord God used to make us a human being. If we cultivate a lively sense of our origin and nurture a sense of continuity with it, who knows, we may also acquire humility.
- Eugene H. Peterson, Christ Plays in Ten Thousand Places

2. Genesis

noun. the first book of the Old Testament: tells of Creation; Adam and Eve; the Fall of Man; Cain and Abel; Noah and the flood; God's covenant with Abraham; Abraham and Isaac; Jacob and Esau; Joseph and his brothers.

Synonyms

  • Old Testament
  • Laws
  • Torah
  • Book of Genesis

Etymology

  • γένεσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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