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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The quality or state of being foreign or an outsider.

Usage examples (37)
  • Rob G writes, about the right, "... because they want to suggest the Democrat's" alienness "without being quite that explicit ...".
  • But here their alienness seemed to verge on the magical.
  • The alienness of the images over-whelmed her and she faltered.
  • The herbivore's scream was no less pitiable for its alienness. for more
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