otherness

[uhth-er-nis]
noun
the state or fact of being different or distinct.

Origin:
1580–90; other + -ness

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otherness (ˈʌðənɪs)
 
n
the quality of being different or distinct in appearance, character, etc

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Example sentences
In both cases, however, the nation refuses to tolerate otherness.
One historicizes height as convention and metaphor, a symbol of dominance or
  otherness, a relic of imperialism and nativism.
It is astounding how many people bash the president not for anything else but
  because of his ostensible otherness.
Their common trait is a penchant for conjuring otherness out of the oddest
  things.
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