inauthentic

adjective in·au·then·tic \ ˌi-ˌnȯ-ˈthen-tik \
Updated on: 21 Apr 2018

Definition of inauthentic

: 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

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First Known Use of inauthentic

1860

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Definition of inauthentic for English Language Learners

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


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