[aw-then-tis-i-tee, aw-thuh n-]
- the quality of being authentic; genuineness.
Origin of authenticity
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Examples from the Web for authenticity
Of course, the issue of authenticity in hip-hop is already a complicated minefield for up and coming artists.
The issue of authenticity in American hip-hop is rich and nuanced.
The loss of authenticity is equal to loss of the whole site as a cultural resource—its entire DNA is altered.For Rent: Priceless Historic Sites
November 16, 2014
But at least one American logistics specialist has his doubts about the authenticity of the video's claims.ISIS Video: America’s Air Dropped Weapons Now in Our Hands
October 21, 2014
The stamp of authenticity can transform a painting without value to one worth millions.Are Over Half the Works on the Art Market Really Fakes?
October 17, 2014
In point of authenticity the book is absolutely to be relied upon.The Railroad Question
Is it fanciful to suppose that he meant to give the stamp of authenticity to the one and not to the other?Apology
With the authenticity of the matters he retails such a one has no concern.
So that even Gregorovius is forced to doubt the authenticity of that document.
The very language of the original is proof for its authenticity.
Word Origin and History for authenticity
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper