foreignness
noun see foreign

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Foreignness — For eign*ness, n. The quality of being foreign; remoteness; want of relation or appropriateness. [1913 Webster] Let not the foreignness of the subject hinder you from endeavoring to set me right. Locke. [1913 Webster] A foreignness of complexion …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • foreignness — foreign ► ADJECTIVE 1) of, from, in, or characteristic of a country or language other than one s own. 2) dealing with or relating to other countries. 3) coming or introduced from outside. 4) (foreign to) strange and unfamiliar to. 5) (foreign to) …   English terms dictionary

  • foreignness — See foreign. * * * …   Universalium

  • foreignness — n. quality of being foreign, strangeness, unfamiliarity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • foreignness — for·eign·ness …   English syllables

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  • curiousness — noun 1. a state of active curiosity • Syn: ↑inquisitiveness • Derivationally related forms: ↑inquisitive (for: ↑inquisitiveness), ↑curious (for: ↑inqu …   Useful english dictionary

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