autenticitetstörst

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

autenticitet +‎ törst (thirst)

Noun[edit]

autenticitetstörst c

  1. thirst (or hunger or urge) for authenticity
    Falsarierna kan med facit i hand ses som ett – om än groteskt – uttryck för den förtvivlade autenticitetstörst som präglat mycket av litteraturen under det senaste decenniet.
    The forgeries ("true stories" that turned out to be fiction) can, in the aftermath, be seen as an – albeit grotesque – expression of the desperate urge for authenticity that has characterized much of the literature during the last decade.

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