otherness n : the quality of being not alike; being distinct or different from that otherwise experienced or known [syn: distinctness, separateness]
Otherness may refer to:
- Otherness (book), an anthology of science fiction stories by David Brin
- Otherness (F. Paul Wilson), a malevolent force in several novels by F. Paul Wilson
- Otherness of childhood
- Alterity or otherness, the philosophical principle of exchanging one's perspective for that of the "other"
- Otherness (EP), a 1995 EP by Scottish band Cocteau Twins