unauthenticity


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unauthenticity

(ʌnˌɔːθənˈtɪsɪtɪ)
n
the quality of lacking authenticity or not being genuine
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28) Authenticity is "ever a withdrawal from unauthenticity, and every successful withdrawal brings to light the need for still further withdrawals.
The authenticity/ unauthenticity metaphor seems to be far more in keeping with the stated goals of the Second Vatican Council.
Upon discovery of the Mandala's unauthenticity, however, they rescinded their donations and sued to recover illegal profit the temple had made out of their donations.
Cohen says that intellectuals, especially ethnographers and curators who take such a position, have overly rigorous ideas about tourism's unauthenticity because of their own alienation from modernity.
the existential model of authenticity and unauthenticity.
277) point out, learners are well aware that they are in a learning situation and will be prepared to tolerate the level of unnaturalness or unauthenticity required in the interests of efficiency.
Art must imagine it to be able to draw it, and his fear of not living up to the task points to the text's fragile claim to representational authenticity and even to its potential unauthenticity.
and correct the objective absurdities that its unauthenticity has brought
But he said: "I don't think I can live with the unauthenticity of movies any more.
A veteran of films since l979, he said: "I can't live with the unauthenticity of movies.
The depth symbolism led from intimations of 'darkness' to a sense of estrangement and a sense of unreality, or of a metaphysical abyss or void which could be played against the experience of displacement or unauthenticity which can be encountered in post-colonialism.
And within those communities and institutions, authenticity legitimates authority, while unauthenticity among authorities "reveals power as mere power.