Definition of exoticism
: the quality or state of being exotic
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Start with that incomparable name: Timbuktu, a three-syllable chime that forms a virtual do-re-mi of hiddenness and exoticism.
The subtly colored impressionism of Debussy and Ravel, and the sensuous exoticism of Scriabin, commingle to otherworldly effect.
For its spring festival, the company takes two prime examples of exoticism in Western opera and condenses each one into a ninety-minute adaptation.
Our day was full of romance—not hearts and flowers, but exoticism and excitement.
Artichokes possess a certain glamour, to be sure, and a whiff of exoticism, too.
Every moment of the little boy’s journey rings true - not an instant of exoticism - and as a result his plight touches us all.
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