Also ex·o·tism [eg-zuh-tiz-uh m, ek-suh-] /ˈɛg zəˌtɪz əm, ˈɛk sə-/.
Origin of exoticism
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Related Words for exoticismnewness, weirdness, abnormality, oddity, novelty, eccentricity, unconventionality, foreignness, marvel, nonesuch, bygone, prodigy, trinket, rarity, monstrosity, freak, knickknack, curio, anomaly, wonder
Examples from the Web for exoticism
Contemporary Examples of exoticism
Every day, he says, New York offers up some new surprise or exoticism.Making It in the 2-1-2: How Kenneth Walsh Achieved His NY Dream
February 19, 2014
“The exoticism of the model is supposed to be the story but it ends up being nothing,” said New Yorker writer Hilton Als.Back to Blackface?
October 14, 2009
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