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Not genuine or authentic.

in′au·then·tic′i·ty (-tĭs′ĭ-tē) n.


not authentic; false


(ˌɪn ɔˈθɛn tɪk)

not authentic.
in`au•then′ti•cal•ly, adv.
in`au•then•tic′i•ty (-θɛnˈtɪs ɪ ti, -θən-) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inauthentic - intended to deceiveinauthentic - intended to deceive; "a spurious work of art"
counterfeit, imitative - not genuine; imitating something superior; "counterfeit emotion"; "counterfeit money"; "counterfeit works of art"; "a counterfeit prince"
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It has come to our attention that there are a number of inauthentic emails and telephone calls that claim to be from Dubai Duty Free advising individuals that they have won in one of [our] promotions.
Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Jack Reed (D-RI) led a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, urging the social media company to provide direct notice to each Facebook user who inadvertently viewed inauthentic and deceiving content created by the Russia-based Internet Research Agency (IRA).
Further, the CBK advised the documents in question appeared inauthentic leading to an investigation of the matter.
Belles characterization as a naive thirteen year old oversimplifying these complex issues of bias may seem inauthentic to older middle grade readers, but younger readers may find the simplified lessons and solutions compelling.
Those Who Run in the Sky is an excellent choice for teachers and parents who want more cultural diversity in their reading selection, without worrying about cultural appropriation or inauthentic Indigenous voices.
The propaganda was traced back to nearly 500 inauthentic accounts and pages, the company said.
It also challenges the perceptions of women as inauthentic or inferior fans in comparison to male supporters.
The name is both a stylistic cue (one wall is dominated by table tennis rackets) and a not-so-subtle statement about what the restaurant offers: unabashedly inauthentic Chinese food, loosely inspired by American Chinese food as it has evolved in the decades since a fateful intersection between sport and diplomacy that went by the same name.
We've made improvements to recognise these inauthentic accounts more easily by identifying patterns of activity ae1/4" without assessing the content itself, Shabnam Shaik, a Facebook security team manager, wrote in an official blog post.
Or, framed in a different fashion--how is it possible to transmit a sense of authenticity through inherently inauthentic channels?
We maintain a few anti-plagiarism rules that bind our writers not to use any inauthentic material in their writing.
I found it was directionless, trite and inauthentic.