Authentically vs Firmly - What's the difference?

authentically | firmly |


As adverbs the difference between authentically and firmly

is that authentically is in an authentic manner; with the requisite or genuine authority while firmly is in a firm or definite or strong manner.

authentically

English

(Webster 1913)

Alternative forms

* authenticly

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In an authentic manner; with the requisite or genuine authority.
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    firmly

    English

    Adverb

    (en-adv)
  • In a firm or definite or strong manner.
  • Securely.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=19 citation , passage=When Timothy and Julia hurried up the staircase to the bedroom floor, where a considerable commotion was taking place, Tim took Barry Leach with him. He had him gripped firmly by the arm, since he felt it was not safe to let him loose, and he had no immediate idea what to do with him.}}
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-20, volume=408, issue=8845, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= The attack of the MOOCs , passage=Dotcom mania was slow in coming to higher education, but now it has the venerable industry firmly in its grip. Since the launch early last year of Udacity and Coursera, two Silicon Valley start-ups offering free education through MOOCs, massive open online courses, the ivory towers of academia have been shaken to their foundations.}}