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What is Xenization?
Xenization is the act of traveling as a stranger, as if for the first time.
Often, xenization invokes the sense of a melancholy or loneliness one might feel as a person alone in a foreign land.
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How to pronounce xenization?
Xenization is pronounced: zee-nuh-ZAY-shun. Less commonly, it can be pronounced: zeh-nuh-ZAY-shun.
Where does the word xenization come from?
“Xen-” comes from Greek xénos, which as an adjective means foreign or strange; as a noun, it means a foreigner or a stranger. It is pronounced as “zen” and is the same origin of the words xenophilia and xenophobia. “-ize” means to convert or change into.
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