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unauthentic

(ˌʌnɔːˈθɛntɪk)
adj
not authentic or genuine; deceptive
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Adj.1.unauthentic - intended to deceiveunauthentic - 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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We become ourselves in community, either authentically or unauthentically, within a dialectical tension in relation to the corresponding authenticity or unauthenticity of the community.
(20) In his reflection on the importance of horizon, Lonergan writes: "Our position then parallels that of the existentialists, inasmuch as it can conceive man's mere existing as his capacity for existing authentically or unauthentically; but it differs inasmuch as it discerns in self-transcendence both genuine subjectivity and the principle of genuine objectivity.
"Verner's article," Springer observes, "belied an investment in maintain[ing] the idea that black feminists were unauthentically [sic] black and traitorous to black liberation" (100-101).