HyperDic: foreignness

English > 1 sense of the word foreignness:
NOUNattributeforeignness, strangeness, curiousnessthe quality of being alien or not native
English > foreignness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being alien or not native.
Synonymsstrangeness, curiousness
Attributesforeign, strangerelating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world
Narroweralienage, alienismThe quality of being alien
exoticism, exoticness, exotismThe quality of being exotic
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
OppositenativenessThe quality of belonging to or being connected with a certain place or region by virtue of birth or origin
Spanishextrañeza, rareza
Catalanestranyesa, raresa
Adjectivesforeignnot contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something

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