Pronunciation: \ə-ˈthen-tik, ȯ-\
-not false or imitation : real, actual
— au·then·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
— au·then·tic·i·ty \ˌȯ-ˌthen-ˈti-sə-tē, -thən-\ noun
synonyms authentic, genuine, bona fide mean being actually and exactly what is claimed. authentic implies being fully trustworthy as according with fact
I just love this word. I just felt like it was worthy of a special post :o) It's been on my mind for a few days. Enjoy!