Authenticity vs Trustworthy - What's the difference?

authenticity | trustworthy |


As a noun authenticity

is the quality of being genuine or not corrupted from the original.

As an adjective trustworthy is

deserving of trust, reliable.

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

    trustworthy

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Deserving of trust, reliable.
  • Synonyms

    * believable * convincing * credible * dependable * ethical * honest * honorable * kosher * principled * reliable * responsible * righteous * secure * sensible * straight * true * trusty * truthful * unfailing

    Antonyms

    * untrustworthy