adjective Date: 1860 not authentic • inauthenticity noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • inauthentic — (adj.) 1783, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not, opposite of + AUTHENTIC (Cf. authentic) …   Etymology dictionary

  • inauthentic — ► NOUN ▪ not authentic, genuine, or sincere. DERIVATIVES inauthenticity noun …   English terms dictionary

  • inauthentic — [in΄ô then′tik] adj. not authentic …   English World dictionary

  • inauthentic — inauthentically, adv. inauthenticity /in aw then tis i tee, theuhn /, n. /in aw then tik/, adj. not authentic: inauthentic Indian jewelry mass produced in a factory. [1855 60; IN 3 + AUTHENTIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • inauthentic — in|au|then|tic [ ,ınɔ θentık ] adjective FORMAL something that is inauthentic is not what it seems or is claimed to be …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • inauthentic — adjective not authentic or genuine ; spurious …   Wiktionary

  • inauthentic — Synonyms and related words: absonant, contradictory, contrary to reason, fallacious, faulty, flawed, garbled, illogical, inconclusive, incongruous, inconsequent, inconsequential, inconsistent, invalid, irrational, loose, miscited, misquoted,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • inauthentic — noun not authentic, genuine, or sincere. Derivatives inauthentically adverb inauthenticity noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • inauthentic — in·authentic …   English syllables

  • inauthentic — in•au•then•tic [[t]ˌɪn ɔˈθɛn tɪk[/t]] adj. cvb not authentic • Etymology: 1855–60 in au•then′ti•cal•ly, adv. in au•then•tic′i•ty θɛnˈtɪs ɪ ti, θən n …   From formal English to slang

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