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Webster 1913 Edition


Authenticity

Auˊthen-tic′i-ty

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Noun.
[Cf. F.
authenticité
.]
1.
The quality of being authentic or of established authority for truth and correctness.
2.
Genuineness; the quality of being genuine or not corrupted from the original.
☞ In later writers, especially those on the evidences of Christianity, authenticity is often restricted in its use to the first of the above meanings, and distinguished from qenuineness.

Webster 1828 Edition


Authenticity

AUTHENTIC'ITY

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Noun.
Genuineness; the quality of being of genuine original; as the authenticity of the scriptures.

Definition 2022


authenticity

authenticity

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Noun

authenticity (usually uncountable, plural authenticities)

  1. The quality of being genuine or not corrupted from the original.
    I hereby certify the authenticity of this copy.
  2. Truthfulness of origins, attributions, commitments, sincerity, and intentions.
    The authenticity of this painting is questionable.
  3. (obsolete) The quality of being authentic (of established authority).

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