the state or fact of being different or distinct.

1580–90; other + -ness

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otherness (ˈʌðənɪs)
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
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