Word of the Day – June 17 – Alterity

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Noun:  Alterity  (awl-TAIR-uh-tee)

Definition:  Otherness: specifically the quality of state of being radically alien to the conscious self of a particular cultural orientation.

Sample sentence:  The novel focuses on the alterity experienced by adolescents exploring how they both value and fear it.

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