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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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Herman Miller encourages reputable companies to take a stand against inauthentic products and misleading practices
To some, the meticulous presentation will inevitably read as inauthentic.
We can discuss new practical measures provided that the inauthentic documents and information would be put aside," Najafi said.
The inauthentic self will be the primary focus of this paper, as Heidegger's ontology places cultural discourse such as film and mass media within the realm of "the they," a concept which this paper will deal with centrally.
Starting from this posture of suspicion, a careful philological analysis of the text leads him inexorably to the conclusion that it is inauthentic.
The first centers on another commercial space, the gas station, reading it as a transitional point between (and so enabling) the suburban sprawl and the city as well as a crucial space for authentic male bonds (more often than not disrupted by the inauthentic femme fatale).
Stafford's poetry never feels rushed, predetermined, or inauthentic in any way.
There is a safe and proven solution to escape the pain and struggle of an inauthentic life.
We tend to have a view of adoption that it is in some way lacking, or that it leads to inauthentic family life," she added.
But, if you desire someone who's inauthentic and constantly putting on an act, then turn on the ditz.
If the interface isn't thoughtful about those expectations - if it's just a bunch of pixels - it leaves you with a rather unsatisfying and inauthentic experience.
Tulisa is a Cockney girl with no connections and a voice that makes EastEnders sound inauthentic.