Definition of unauthentic in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌənôˈTHen(t)ik/


Not made or done in a way that reflects tradition or faithfully resembles an original.
Example sentences
  • However, some people have invented some special rituals or practices in this month, which are not supported by reliable resources of the Shari'ah or are based on some unauthentic traditions.
  • He wrote that the fascination of sexuality in a negative form has long been a feature of Christianity and that the crucifix had been rendered unauthentic by this negative sexual mindset.
  • When we got the first hint that there might be something unauthentic about this story or the reporter's background, we went to general quarters and investigated.



Pronunciation: /-ik(ə)lē/
Example sentences
  • The picture has been unauthentically used by many Vietnamese politicians to incite hatred against the French and those Vietnamese who worked for the colonial administration.
  • So we are wary of portraying ourselves unauthentically as well.
  • Many without religious or nationalistic tendencies live unauthentically and immorally… bigotry in particular is common to all, and I see a lot of it here.

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Syllabification: un·au·then·tic

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