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1. authentic

adjective. ['əˈθɛntɪk, ɔˈθɛntɪk, ɔˈθɛnɪk, əˈθɛnɪk'] conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief.

Synonyms

  • trusty
  • reliable

Antonyms

  • atypical
  • deniable
  • contestable

Etymology

  • αὐθεντικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Authentic

  • hallucinogenic
  • carcinogenic
  • anthropogenic
  • transgenic
  • schizophrenic
  • calisthenic
  • telegenic
  • psychogenic
  • photogenic
  • pathogenic
  • orogenic
  • splenic
  • hellenic
  • eugenic
  • krenik
  • krenek
  • brennecke
  • vennick
  • rennick
  • renick
  • pennick
  • penick
  • jaenicke
  • hennick
  • henneke
  • fenech
  • denike
  • deneke
  • bennick

How do you pronounce authentic?

Pronounce authentic as əˈθɛnɪk.

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Sentences with authentic


1. Adjective
Shankle notes that people tend to respond better to you when you're truly authentic.

Quotes about authentic


1. When I am finishing a picture, I hold some God-made object up to it - a rock, a flower, the branch of a tree or my hand - as a final test. If the painting stands up beside a thing man cannot make, the painting is authentic. If there's a clash between the two, it's bad art.
- Marc Chagall

2. There's something very authentic about humor, when you think about it. Anybody can pretend to be serious. But you can't pretend to be funny.
- Billy Collins

3. Being a survivor doesn't mean being strong - it's telling people when you need a meal or a ride, company, whatever. It's paying attention to heart wisdom, feelings, not living a role, but having a unique, authentic life, having something to contribute, finding time to love and laugh. All these things are qualities of survivors.
- Bernie Siegel

2. authentic

adjective. ['əˈθɛntɪk, ɔˈθɛntɪk, ɔˈθɛnɪk, əˈθɛnɪk'] not counterfeit or copied.

Synonyms

  • bona fide
  • veritable
  • unquestionable
  • genuine

Antonyms

  • unreal
  • insincere
  • false
  • dishonest

Etymology

  • αὐθεντικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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