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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Racists and xenophobes in Europe are concealing themselves and keeping up appearances to an increasingly lesser extent, such as Viktor Orbn, who at the beginning of this month said we dont want our colour to become mixed with that of others.
The Slovak prime minister would undoubtedly be ready to take advantage of it just like Milos Zeman and other populists and xenophobes did in the recent elections around Europe.
May failed to cut immigration as Home Secretary and this is just a cynical attempt to fool the xenophobes.
I am tired of diversity utopians smearing Leave voters as slavering xenophobes by association.
Acts of radical and extreme groups in the name of Islam have provided xenophobes with excuses to further their agenda.
We now have another know-all Tory, Theresa Farage and her bunch of low-grade xenophobes.
Xenophobes tend to be less intelligent and well-educated than their opponents.
Do we blame the Republican party for abandoning more or less every single conceivable conservative value in a naked push for power, and transforming itself into the haven of anti-Semites, xenophobes, conspiracy theorists, authoritarians, and other vile bodies?
Le premier, vendredi soir, a pris la forme d'un discours d'Hillary Clinton dans lequel elle a qualifie la moitie des electeurs de Donald Trump de [beaucoup moins que] pitoyables, [beaucoup moins que] racistes, sexistes, homophobes, xenophobes, islamophobes [beaucoup plus grand que].
But the rhetoric of the official Leave campaign (which emphasised immigration from Europe was a problem), the sense of legitimacy xenophobes and racists think they now have, and the lack of assurances European migrants have: Well, how would you feel?
Is it any wonder when xenophobes like Nigel Farage and the right-wing media whipped them up into a state of hysteria?