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au·then·tic·i·ty

(aw'then-tis'i-tē),
1. The quality of being genuine and valid.
2. In psychological functioning and personality, applied to the conscious feelings, perceptions, and thoughts one expresses and communicates honestly and genuinely.
[G. authentikos, original, primary]

authenticity

[ô′thəntis′itē]
(in psychiatry) emotional and behavioral openness; a quality of being genuine and trustworthy.
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When Dasein is resolute to project possibilities for being in the world to listen to the call of conscience, Dasein can retrieve possibilities from the readiness to hand from having been which have been concealed and this allows an authentic understanding (unconscious) to be unified with an inauthentic understanding (ego) which may be prescribed by 'the they'.
Inauthentic Dasein is being-toward-death, but has not come into an authentic relationship with this inevitability.
He is, for the most part, inauthentic in his mode of being.
Recovery is another important issue that deals with recovering the secret image when parts of data are inauthentic as result of incidental loss during the transmission process or intentional tampering.
The third chapter, "Portraying Jerome," sets the context of Erasmus's effort to separate the inauthentic Jerome from the authentic.
The inauthentic response to this would be a fleeing from, and denial of our human being, while the authentic response advocates a resolve and courage to face this anxiety, even to go so far as to 'bid it welcome' as Kierkegaard suggests (Cooper, 2003: 25).
Mack, a highly distinguished textual scholar of James Hogg, provides an illuminating account of the 'Ettrick Shepherd's' subaltern status and is particularly interesting on his relationship with John Wilson, where Hogg writes in such a way as slyly to subvert Wilson's inauthentic rendition of common country life.
Nothing is more frustrating than having a service representative give an inauthentic or rude response.
Asher Milchman, his wife, Susan, and his son, Morris, are accused of selling fake, inauthentic "Marc Chagall" reprints to a San Fernando Valley man and his two daughters for more than $19,000.
I thought there was something really embarrassing and inauthentic about previous scenes of sexuality between women," says Deitch.
Burberry should not make this move - it will brand itself as greedy, unethical and, perhaps most importantly for the profile of the company, inauthentic.