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Definition of Alterity

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diversity; state of being different; state or quality of being other
Alterity Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
A Dictionary of Postmodern Terms
lack of identification with some part of one's personality or one's community, differentness, otherness.
Alterity Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
The state or quality of being other; a being otherwise.
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\al*ter"i*ty\ (&?;), n. [f. altérité.] the state or quality of being other; a being otherwise. [r.] for outness is but the feeling of otherness (alterity) rendered intuitive, or alterity visually represented.

Alterity Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Alterity is a philosophical and anthropological term meaning "otherness", strictly being in the sense of the other of two (Latin alter). It is also increasingly being used in media to express something other than the sameness of an imitative compared to the original.

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