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xenophobia Definitions

noun

a strong antipathy or aversion to strangers or foreigners.

xenophobia thesaurus

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Examples include xenophobia

  • melissa boyle mahle’s denial and deception is the most substantive and useful memoir of the three, being a balanced mix of personal story and thoughtful, well-researched perspective on the agency and its leadership. she, too, laments risk aversion and draw-downs in the field, plus the lack of language competence and, at least by implication, the agency’s xenophobia that results in failing to utilize the linguistic skill and cultural understanding that hyphenated-americans have to offer. mahle, herself a summa-cum-laude graduate of the university of california/ berkeley in near eastern studies—with fluency in arabic; knowledge of middle eastern culture, traditions, and religions; and a fascination for archaeology—went from an archaeological dig in israel to being courted as a cia intern after beginning graduate work at columbia. cia.gov

  • beginning in sept. 1998, thousands of demonstrators protested a constitutional revision that granted president henri konan bédié greatly enhanced powers. bédié also promoted the concept of ivoirité, which, roughly translated, means “pure ivoirian pride.” although its defenders describe ivoirité as a term of positive national pride, it has led to dangerous xenophobia, with numerous ethnic malians and burkinans driven out of the country in 1999. factmonster.com

  • beginning in sept. 1998, thousands of demonstrators protested a constitutional revision that granted president henri konan bédié greatly enhanced powers. bédié also promoted the concept of ivoirité, which, roughly translated, means “pure ivoirian pride.” although its defenders describe ivoirité as a term of positive national pride, it has led to dangerous xenophobia, with numerous ethnic malians and burkinans driven out of the country in 1999. infoplease.com

  • so, what do you think trump's 3 a.m. non-stop twitter feed combined with a 24-hour media cycle is doing to you? the next quickest way to inactivate the pfc? xenophobia. build that wall. banish that muslim. nuke north korea. a dysfunctional pfc inhibits cognitive processing, restricts long-term planning, and translates into "i don't care about the consequences." medpagetoday.com

  • the common themes that run through the history of the world’s worst pandemics are 1) the understanding that pandemics shape world history in ways that are difficult to predict, 2) the dangers of xenophobia and racism that may arise, 3) the importance of social determinants of health in shaping population outcomes, 4) the efficacy of early public health interventions 5) the prevalence of superstition and conspiracy theories, and 6) the social and economic changes that result. merckmanuals.com