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Definition of "exotism" []

  • The quality of being exotic (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "exotism" in a sentence
  • "An atmosphere of exotism, of irregular existence, of protest against conventional custom, seemed to surround this vagabond family."
  • "Vaslav Nijinsky rose to stardom as the golden slave in Diaghilev’s ballet, Scheherazade, appearing “in brown body paint, and grinning, and wound with pearls — not so much as a sex object but as sex itself, with all the accouterments of perversity that the fin-de-siècle imagination could supply: exotism, androgyny, enslavement, violence.”"