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Xenomania

Xenˊo-ma′ni-a

,
Noun.
[Gr.
ξένοσ
strange + E.
mania
.]
A mania for, or an inordinate attachment to, foreign customs, institutions, manners, fashions, etc.
[R.]
Saintsbury.

Definition 2021


xenomania

xenomania

English

Noun

xenomania (uncountable)

  1. A strong preference for foreign customs, manners, or institutions; the gaining of pleasure from meeting strangers or visiting foreign countries.
  2. An obsession with strangers.

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