Simple Definition of otherness
: 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 in a sentence
As an American growing up in Africa, I always felt a sense of otherness.
the otherness of their small religious community
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