authenticity

[ aw-then-tis-i-tee, aw-thuh n- ]
/ ˌɔ θɛnˈtɪs ɪ ti, ˌɔ θən- /

noun

the quality of being authentic; genuineness.

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Origin of authenticity

First recorded in 1650–60; authentic + -ity

OTHER WORDS FROM authenticity

non·au·then·tic·i·ty, nounun·au·then·tic·i·ty, noun
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