Xenomania

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Xenomania A mania for, or an inordinate attachment to, foreign customs, institutions, manners, fashions, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n xenomania A mania for foreign persons or things.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Xenomania zen-ō-mā′ni-a an inordinate attachment to things foreign.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. xe`nos strange + E. mania,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. xenos, foreign, mania, madness.

Usage

In literature:

No writer of the period has such a command of pure English, unadulterated by xenomania and unweakened by purism, as Daniel.
"A History of English Literature" by George Saintsbury
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In news:

Gossip and Xenomania make joyful noise.
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