Authenticity vs Authorship - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between authenticity and authorship

is that authenticity is the quality of being genuine or not corrupted from the original while authorship is the quality or state of being an author; the function or dignity of an author.

authenticity

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • The quality of being genuine or not corrupted from the original.
  • I hereby certify the authenticity of this copy.
  • Truthfulness of origins, attributions, commitments, sincerity, and intentions.
  • The authenticity of this painting is questionable.
  • (obsolete) The quality of being authentic (of established authority).
  • Synonyms

    * (quality of being genuine) genuineness

    Antonyms

    * (quality of not being genuine) phoniness; forgery; fakeness; bogosity

    authorship

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (obsolete)

    Noun

    (wikipedia authorship) (authorships)
  • The quality or state of being an author; the function or dignity of an author.
  • The source; origin; origination; as, the authorship of a book or review, or of an act, or state of affairs.
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