Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Authenticity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare The quality of being authentic; authenticity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The quality of being authentic; authenticity.

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Examples

  • The new value of "authenticness" is clearly less about racial identity and more about political affiliation.

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  • Steampunk and Clockpunk are lively examples of subcultures that ignore the mass-market paradigm; participants are often as satisfied with virtual images of “real” things as they are with actually owning them, which appears to be less important than the idea of its perceived authenticness - unlike the original Wunderkammern, for which ownership was paramount, and authenticity secondary.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Steampunk and Clockpunk are lively examples of subcultures that ignore the mass-market paradigm; participants are often as satisfied with virtual images of “real” things as they are with actually owning them, which appears to be less important than the idea of its perceived authenticness - unlike the original Wunderkammern, for which ownership was paramount, and authenticity secondary.

    Blogs as Wunderkammern

  • Peter, and those others which we all own as canonical, though some particular persons or churches might doubt of their authenticness, yet it doth not appear that all ever did.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • And if it be in itself authentic, it is so to us too; that is, it hath in itself a power of binding us to the belief of it, so soon as we come to hear of it, whether the church hath declared its authenticness or not.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • "They damaged the authenticness of the game world, and in the process damaged the scope and variety of the gameplay itself".

    Kotaku

  • In a broader sense, though, this image of the original Wunderkammer has become a metaphor for authenticness and a sense of wonder: something which lasts through history, full of mysterious meaning, presented in the intimacy of one’s home.

    Blogs as Wunderkammern

  • In a broader sense, though, this image of the original Wunderkammer has become a metaphor for authenticness and a sense of wonder: something which lasts through history, full of mysterious meaning, presented in the intimacy of one’s home.

    Archive 2008-11-01

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