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inauthentic

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adjective in·au·then·tic \ˌi-ˌnȯ-ˈthen-tik\

Simple Definition of inauthentic

  • : not real, accurate, or sincere : not authentic

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of inauthentic

  1. :  not authentic

inauthenticity

play \ˌi-ˌnȯ-ˌthen-ˈti-sə-tē, -thən-\ noun

Examples of inauthentic in a sentence

  1. <an inauthentic warbonnet that was probably made in an overseas factory a few months ago>



1860

First Known Use of inauthentic

1860


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