Definitions

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  • adjective Of, pertaining to, or espousing authenticism, a belief in the superiority of the authentic over the inauthentic.
  • noun A person who espouses authenticism

Etymologies

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authentic +‎ -ist

Examples

  • This dockside boozer possesses a most agreeable upstairs function room complete with a meaty soundsystem (age not known) and a lovely wooden dancefloor to satisfy the most ardent 60s authenticist.

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  • It is depressing that anyone should have to write a book defending modernity from such crude opponents, but Mr. Potter's broad-ranging survey makes a good case that the authenticist fantasy is deeply embedded in the culture.

    Why It's So Hard To Get Real

  • It is depressing that anyone should have to write a book defending modernity from such crude opponents, but Mr. Potter's broad-ranging survey makes a good case that the authenticist fantasy is deeply embedded in the culture.

    Why It's So Hard To Get Real

  • It is depressing that anyone should have to write a book defending modernity from such crude opponents, but Mr. Potter's broad-ranging survey makes a good case that the authenticist fantasy is deeply embedded in the culture.

    Why It's So Hard To Get Real

  • But another segment of the voting electorate on which conservative victory turns has been and will continue to be church members, authenticist Catholics, evangelicals, strait-laced rural folks and seniors who are solidly pro-life and supporters of traditional marriage.

    Tom Roeser

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