n. 1 (context uncountable English) The state or quality of being different. 2 (context countable English) The result or product of being different.
Usage examples of "differentness".
Somehow it confirmed his differentness, marked him as a man of his own people.
For the first time in her life she became aware of her own womanliness, of the softness of her body, of her differentness, of what she was to him, a man.
He admired her spirit and her independence, her differentness, which had drawn him to her in the first place, like a moth to a flame.
Xywanda managed to sum up this differentness in a single terse sentence.
Few stories have captured the sense of differentness in an alien being as awesomely well as this one.
Not only were they disturbing to the two people she loved, but to the rest of the clan it was a sign of her differentness, and she wanted to fit in and be accepted.
The entry of a senator’s son into a South Carolina college would have put Dilman into the news, underlining his Negroness and differentness to his constituents, and this would have been a political detriment rather than an asset to him, and harmed the Negro cause in general.