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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KEY WORDS: XENOPHOBY * GRAPHITE * NICARAGUAN * MIGRATION * IDENTITY * SYMBOLIC BOUNDARIES * RACIALIZATION * NATIONALISM