- the quality of being authentic or of established authority for truth and correctness.
- Genuineness; the quality of being genuine or not corrupted from the original.
- truthfulness of origins, attributions, commitments, sincerity, and intentions; not a copy or forgery.
Etymology: Greek: , from authentes = author
- French: authenticité
- German: Authentizití¤t
- Spanish: autenticidad
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