Definition of Authenticity

1. Noun. Undisputed credibility.

Exact synonyms: Genuineness, Legitimacy
Generic synonyms: Believability, Credibility, Credibleness
Specialized synonyms: Real Mccoy, Real Stuff, Real Thing
Derivative terms: Authentic, Authentic, Genuine, Genuine



Definition of Authenticity

1. n. The quality of being authentic or of established authority for truth and correctness.

Definition of Authenticity

1. Noun. The quality of being genuine or not corrupted from the original. ¹

2. Noun. Truthfulness of origins, attributions, commitments, sincerity, and intentions. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) The quality of being authentic (of established authority). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Authenticity

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Medical Definition of Authenticity

1. 1. The quality of being authentic, genuine, and valid. 2. In psychological functioning and personality, applied to the conscious feelings, perceptions, and thoughts that one expresses and communicates honestly and genuinely. Origin: G. Authentikos, original, primary (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Authenticity

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authenticity (current term)
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authing
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Literary usage of Authenticity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of English Poetry by William John Courthope (1903)
"APPENDIX ON THE authenticity OF SOME OF THE EARLY PLAYS ASSIGNED TO SHAKESPEARE, ... The chief external canon of evidence for the authenticity of any of ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1821)
"Surely this, thought I, is of itself sufficient warrant for the authenticity of the First Number ; if the Second be authentic, as nobody can doubt, ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Neither are all the homilies (1449-80) as certainly the work of Hesychius of Jerusalem as the sixth, the authenticity of which is supported by an ancient ..."

4. Problems and Methods of Literary History: With Special Reference to Modern by André Morize (1922)
"If anyone were to dispute the authenticity of Racine's tragedies, Balzac's novels, or Le Genie du christianisme, he would be subjected to the sort of ..."

5. The Travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo, Giovanni Battista Baldelli Boni, Hugh Murray, Société de géographie (France) (1852)
"authenticity of the Work—Manuscripts ana. Editions Consulted. ... were wholly unknown: hence doubts of the authenticity of his statements arose, ..."

6. Essays and Studies Presented to William Ridgeway ... on His Sixtieth by Edmund Crosby Quiggin (1914)
"THE authenticity AND DATE OF LUCIAN DE The authenticity of the ... The authenticity of the De Saltations was denied by Bekker : but the first who tried to ..."

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