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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Foreignness  \For"eign*ness\,  n. 
  The  quality  of  being  foreign;  remoteness;  want  of  relation  or 
  appropriateness. 
 
  Let  not  the  foreignness  of  the  subject  hinder  you  from 
  endeavoring  to  set  me  right  --Locke. 
 
  A  foreignness  of  complexion.  --G.  Eliot. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  foreignness 
  n  :  the  quality  of  being  alien  or  not  native:  "the  strangeness 
  of  a  foreigner"  [syn:  {strangeness},  {curiousness}]  [ant: 
  {nativeness}] 




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