[ UK /ˈʌðənəs/ ]
[ US /ˈəðɝnəs/ ]
  1. the quality of being not alike; being distinct or different from that otherwise experienced or known
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How To Use otherness In A Sentence

  • Besides the floor upon floor, shelf upon shelf of books, there was that element of feng shui, not simply location but the geomancy of that locus, its spiritual otherness.
  • Before the internet arrived to form the perfect delivery mechanism for mystical bluster, it was left to partwork magazines to provide a fix of 'otherness', made 'real' by the paucity of information and the scrappy, fragmentary way it was presented ( Things magazine
  • It's an image that is rife with a frank sexuality that isn't shy to speak up for its otherness.
  • These writers, increasingly referred to as the third generation of Francophone writers, have thematized identity and otherness as conditioned by their location in the diasporic and/or exilic space.
  • I've already suggested that female otherness is an overdetermined feature in a genre that tends to describe an object of visual pleasure and fascination from a masculine perspective, often to an audience understood to be masculine as well. Ekphrasis and the Other
  • In my terminology otherness or alterity is definitional, and specifically polar (the two terms of a polar opposition are jointly exhaustive and mutually exclusive).
  • McMaster understands alterity as a dialectic of self and otherness.
  • Genuine respect for ‘otherness’ entails much more than modern religious pluralism can deliver.
  • Indeed, the most unstoppably undead monsters are almost always in some sense religious, figures of monstrously divine or anti-divine otherness. Timothy Beal: There's No Such Thing As Osama Bin Laden
  • Do everyday clothes as dance gear impact its otherness as an experience?
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