Adjective "Authentic" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Authentic


    Definition:

    1. not false or copied; genuine; real: an authentic antique.

    2. having an origin supported by unquestionable evidence; authenticated; verified: an authentic document of the Middle Ages; an authentic work of the old master.

    3. representing one’s true nature or beliefs; true to oneself or to the person identified: a story told in the authentic voice of a Midwestern farmer; a senator’s speech that sounded authentic.

    4. entitled to acceptance or belief because of agreement wit

    Examples:

    "works can be authentic in attributes."

    "rugs can be authentic in appearances."

    "congregations can be authentic in things."

    "people can be authentic."

    "voices can be authentic."

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