As nouns the difference between realness and authenticity
is that realness
is the state of being real; reality while authenticity
is the quality of being genuine or not corrupted from the original.
The state of being real; reality.
The quality of being genuine or not corrupted from the original.
Truthfulness of origins, attributions, commitments, sincerity, and intentions.
- I hereby certify the authenticity of this copy.
(obsolete) The quality of being authentic (of established authority).
- The authenticity of this painting is questionable.
* (quality of being genuine) genuineness
* (quality of not being genuine) phoniness; forgery; fakeness; bogosity