EtymologyGreek: αυθεντικός, from authentes = author
- the quality of being authentic or of established authority for truth and correctness.
- Genuineness; the quality of being genuine or not corrupted from the original.
- truthfulness of origins, attributions, commitments, sincerity, and intentions; not a copy or forgery.
Authenticity refers to the truthfulness of origins, attributions, commitments, sincerity, devotion, and intentions.
Authenticity or Authentic may refer to:
- Authentication, having passed the tests thereof
- Authenticity (philosophy), a particular way of dealing with the external world, being faithful to internal rather than external ideas
- Authentic performance refers to a movement in classical movement also known as historically informed performance
- Authenticity (reenactment), in historical reenactment, a measure of how close an item, prop, action, weapon, or custom is, to what would actually have been used or done in the time period being depicted
- Authentic (album), an album by Chris Tomlin
- Authentic (Joey Pearson album)
- Authentic Records, a record label
- Authentic (software), payments platform software from Alaric International
authenticity in German: Authentizität
authenticity in Finnish: Autenttisuus
authenticity in Russian: Аутентичность
absolute realism, accomplished fact, actuality, artlessness, authoritativeness, bona fideness, calculability, canonicalness, canonicity, creativeness, creativity, dependability, factuality, fait accompli, faithworthiness, firmness, freshness, genuineness, gospel truth, grim reality, historicity, honesty, inartificiality, innovation, inventiveness, invincibility, legitimacy, lifelikeness, literalism, literality, literalness, naturalism, naturalness, newness, nonimitation, not a dream, novelty, objective existence, originality, orthodoxicalness, orthodoxism, orthodoxness, orthodoxy, photographic realism, predictability, realism, reality, realness, reliability, religious truth, right belief, rightness, secureness, security, sincerity, solidity, soundness, stability, staunchness, steadfastness, steadiness, substantiality, the truth, traditionalism, true-to-lifeness, trustworthiness, truth, truth to nature, unadulteration, unaffectedness, unerringness, unfictitiousness, uniqueness, unspeciousness, unspuriousness, unsyntheticness, validity, verisimilitude