Definition of Otherness

1. Noun. The quality of being not alike; being distinct or different from that otherwise experienced or known.

Exact synonyms: Distinctness, Separateness
Generic synonyms: Difference
Attributes: Other
Derivative terms: Distinct, Other, Separate



Definition of Otherness

1. n. The quality or state of being other or different; alterity; oppositeness.

Definition of Otherness

1. Noun. The quality of being different or distinct. ¹

2. Noun. The result or product of being different or distinct. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Otherness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Otherness

other than
other times
other woman
othered
othergates
otherguess
othering
otherings
otherish
otherkin
otherly
othermother
othermothers
otherness (current term)
othernesses
others
othersome
othertimes
otherways
otherwhere
otherwhile
otherwhiles
otherwise
otherwize
otherworld
otherworldish
otherworldliness
otherworldly

Literary usage of Otherness

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1. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"The Motive and the Scheme that will come to Nothing. A Disquisition upon the otherness of Things and the Torments of the Damned. MAR. ..."

2. Hegel's Doctrine of Reflection: Being a Paraphrase and a Commentary by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1881)
"... as such negation as is involved in the categories of otherness. Being, or particularity, persists consequently not as "another"—for essence exists — and ..."

3. Thought and Things: A Study of the Development and Meaning of Thought, Or by James Mark Baldwin (1906)
"... negative meaning — that of cognitive limitation and stages: mere "otherness" — is due in part to the original IOIL discreteness of content, ..."

4. The Human Mind: A Treatise in Mental Philosophy by Edward John Hamilton (1883)
"This relation is mere otherness, and is recognized whenever we distinguish one thing from another. Sometimes, too, words, which express negative thought, ..."

5. From Sea to Sea: Letters of Travel by Rudyard Kipling (1907)
"A DISQUISITION UPON THE otherness OF THINGS AND THE TORMENTS OF THE DAMNED. When all the world is young, lad, And all the trees are green, And every goose a ..."

6. An Introduction to General Logic by Emily Elizabeth Constance Jones (1892)
"A CATEGORICAL PROPOSITION may be defined as— A Proposition which asserts Identity (or otherness) of Application in Diversity of Signification—(Application ..."

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