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otherness

otherness

noun oth·er·ness \ˈə-thər-nəs\

: the quality of being different or unusual

Full Definition of OTHERNESS

1
:  the quality or state of being other or different
2
:  something that is other or different

Examples of OTHERNESS

  1. As an American growing up in Africa, I always felt a sense of otherness.
  2. the otherness of their small religious community

First Known Use of OTHERNESS

1587

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