xenophobia

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xe·no·pho·bi·a

 (zē′nə-fō′bēə, zĕn′ə-)
n.
Fear, hatred, or mistrust of that which is foreign, especially strangers or people from different countries or cultures.

xe′no·pho′bic adj.
Usage Note: Xenophobia has long had two acceptable pronunciations: the traditional pronunciation with a short e in the first syllable, and a variant with a long e. In our 2015 survey, the Usage Panel overwhelmingly found both forms to be acceptable. Slightly more Panelists (55 percent as compared to 45 percent) use the long-e pronunciation in their own speech.

xenophobia

(ˌzɛnəˈfəʊbɪə) or

xenophoby

n
(Psychology) hatred or fear of foreigners or strangers or of their politics or culture
ˌxenoˈphobic adj

xen•o•pho•bi•a

(ˌzɛn əˈfoʊ bi ə, ˌzi nə-)

n.
an unreasonable fear or hatred of foreigners or strangers, or of that which is foreign or strange.
[1900–05]
xen`o•pho′bic, adj.

xenophobia

an abnormal fear or hatred of foreigners and strange things.
See also: Foreigners
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.xenophobia - a fear of foreigners or strangers
social phobia - any phobia (other than agoraphobia) associated with situations in which you are subject to criticism by others (as fear of eating in public or public speaking etc)

xenophobia

noun racism, nationalism, bigotry, isolationism, racial hatred, ethnocentrism, jingoism, racialism, racial intolerance, ethnocentricity a wave of xenophobia
Translations

xenophobia

[ˌzenəˈfəʊbɪə] Nxenofobia f

xenophobia

[ˌzɛnəˈfəʊbiə] (formal) nxénophobie f

xenophobia

nFremdenfeindlichkeit f, → Fremdenhass m, → Xenophobie f (geh)

xenophobia

[ˌzɛnəˈfəʊbɪə] n (frm) → xenofobia

xen·o·pho·bi·a

n. xenofobia, temor excesivo o aversión a algo o a alguien extraño o extranjero.
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Dans ces milieux xenophobes, on feint d'ignorer le caractere totalement indiscrimine des tueries du 13 novembre ou ont succombe des musulmans.
Largely homogenous in terms of race, religion and ethnicity, countries like Lithuania, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia say they have limited experience in integrating non-Europeans and have raised concerns about a possible backlash from xenophobes.
The magnificent public response, from holding up signs to donating food and money or offering rooms, is a stinging rebuke to the shouty racists and xenophobes who callously turn their backs on the suffering of the less fortunate.
A portrait of immigrant workers are skilled and making an important contribution to the wealth of the nation isn t on the palette range of the xenophobes.
The political evolution of UKIP, from gurning xenophobes to smooth radio reassurance about leaving the biggest trading block in the world, has been completed in a remarkably short time.
les extremistes de droite de l'Europe, foncierement xenophobes et racistes voire meme anti-Union europeenne, auront desormais leur groupe parlementaire.
We would have thousands of grateful xenophobes filling the city, flocking to Crosby beach or New Brighton to enjoy a joyous summer holiday without fear of having to learn another language or accommodate for someone else's culture.
This election season has thrown up many a xenophobes, fascists and pseudo-nationalists camouflaging as ultranationalists beating their '56 inch chest' with chauvinistic pride and shameless arrogance" wrote Amarinder on his Facebook wall apparently referring to Modi.
orange people, to whom xenophobes would deny civil status (5|5)
In his view, those who are behind the petition are influenced by few xenophobes from the National Gallery.
SIR - No doubt the Reverend Aled Edwards would class me among the Xenophobes.
I can't rid myself of the fear that racists and xenophobes will use the last-straw Roma as a reason to take the streets.