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Definitions for authenticity
ˌɔ θɛnˈtɪs ɪ ti, ˌɔ θən-au·then·tic·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. authenticity, genuineness, legitimacy(noun)

    undisputed credibility


  1. authenticity(Noun)

    The quality of being genuine or not corrupted from the original.

    I hereby certify the authenticity of this copy.

  2. authenticity(Noun)

    Truthfulness of origins, attributions, commitments, sincerity, and intentions.

    The authenticity of this painting is questionable.

  3. authenticity(Noun)

    The quality of being authentic (of established authority).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Authenticity(noun)

    the quality of being authentic or of established authority for truth and correctness

  2. Authenticity(noun)

    genuineness; the quality of being genuine or not corrupted from the original

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. authenticit.]


  1. Authenticity

    Authenticity is a technical term used in psychology as well as existentialist philosophy and aesthetics. In existentialism, authenticity is the degree to which one is true to one's own personality, spirit, or character, despite external pressures; the conscious self is seen as coming to terms with being in a material world and with encountering external forces, pressures and influences which are very different from, and other than, itself. A lack of authenticity is considered in existentialism to be bad faith.

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How to say authenticity in sign language?

  1. authenticity


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of authenticity in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of authenticity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of authenticity in a Sentence

  1. Renae A. Sauter:

    Authenticity inspires. Just be real

  2. Renae A. Sauter:

    Your authenticity is the gateway to all good things

  3. Mac Donnell:

    I'm 99 % certain of its authenticity, this is a pretty exciting discovery.

  4. Oprah Winfrey:

    What we're all striving for is authenticity, a spirit-to-spirit connection.

  5. Kara Wallace:

    There is an authenticity to this kind of campaign, this is going to be the future of marketing.

Images & Illustrations of authenticity

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