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Princeton's WordNet

  1. foreignness, strangeness, curiousnessnoun

    the quality of being alien or not native

    "the strangeness of a foreigner"


  1. foreignnessnoun

    The quality of being, appearing, or being perceived as foreign; exoticness, otherness.

  2. foreignnessnoun

    A characteristic that indicates foreignness.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Foreignnessnoun

    Remoteness; want of relation to something.

    Etymology: from foreign.

    Let not the foreignness of the subject hinder you from endeavouring to set me right. John Locke.


  1. foreignness

    Foreignness is the state or quality of being foreign, unfamiliar, or strange. This can refer to something that originates from a different country, culture, place, or environment. It can also describe a sense of not belonging or fitting in, or being alien or different from what one is used to or considers normal or familiar. It is often associated with feelings of otherness, unfamiliarity or estrangement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foreignnessnoun

    the quality of being foreign; remoteness; want of relation or appropriateness

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of foreignness in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of foreignness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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    • A. defiant
    • B. tacky
    • C. eloquent
    • D. indiscernible

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