al·ter·i·ty noun \ȯl-ˈter-ə-tē, -ˈte-rə-\
: otherness; specifically : the quality or state of being radically alien to the conscious self or a particular cultural orientation
Origin of ALTERITY
Late Latin alteritat-, alteritas,
First Known Use: 1642
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