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au·then·tic·i·ty

 (ô′thĕn-tĭs′ĭ-tē)
n.
The quality or condition of being authentic, trustworthy, or genuine.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.authenticity - undisputed credibilityauthenticity - undisputed credibility    
believability, credibility, credibleness - the quality of being believable or trustworthy
real McCoy, real stuff, real thing - informal usage attributing authenticity

authenticity

noun
1. genuineness, purity, realness, veritableness Some factors have cast doubt on the statue's authentcity.

authenticity

noun
The quality of being authentic:
Translations
صِحَّـه، أصْلِيَّه، مَوثوقِيَّه
автентичност
pravost
ægthedautencitetautenticitet
hitelesség
áreiîanleiki; upprunaleiki
pravosť
gerçeklikgüvenilirlik

authenticity

[ˌɔːθenˈtɪsɪtɪ] N
1. (= genuineness) [of text, painting] → autenticidad f
2. (= realistic quality) [of decor, furniture] → realismo m

authenticity

[ˌɔːθɛnˈtɪsɪti] n [letter, document, photograph, tape, confession] → authenticité f

authenticity

nEchtheit f, → Authentizität f (geh); (of claim to title etc)Berechtigung f

authenticity

[ˌɔːθɛnˈtɪsɪtɪ] nautenticità

authentic

(oːˈθentik) adjective
true, real or genuine. an authentic signature.
ˌauthenˈticity (-sə-) noun
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In plain and simple terms, authenticities are not always reconcilable; one cannot claim to be a secular liberal who also advocates for Shari'a as George Ishaq does, or an Islamist advocating for secular liberalism like Al-Ghanoushi.
Their topics include self-authenticity as master motive, the ideology and practice of authenticity in punk subculture, everyday work and auspices of authenticity, subordinated masculinity and the persona trap, authentic dialogue in aboriginal communities, emotional performances as dramas of authenticity, and alternate authenticities and 9/11 as the cultural conditions underlying conspiracy theories.
In his latest book on the aesthetics of music, Peter Kivy presents an argument not for authenticity but for authenticities of performance, including authenticities of intention, sound, practice, and the authenticity of personal interpretation in performance.