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xenitis

  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a disease that is a mix of the flu and a common cold
    Word History: from the Greek "Xenos" meaning "stranger, guest or host," and this sickness is "strange!"
    Example Sentence: My brother almost had xenitis, but then he got his flu shot.
    Submitted by: Noah from Pennsylvania, USA on 11/12/2007 12:00

xenodochy

  1. Function: noun
    Definition: an attitude of kindness to strangers or foreigners
    Word History: xeno- (foreign) -dochy (kindness)
    Example Sentence: Xenodochy is a useful habit, though some keep insulting the French which isn't helpful.
    Submitted by: Joseph from Yorkshire, UK on 02/26/2010 01:59

xenomonophobia

  1. Function: noun
    Definition: fear of foreign currency
    Example Sentence: My friend has xenomonophobia because he can't figure out the right change in German marks.
    Submitted by: Cody from Georgia, USA on 12/25/2007 08:07

xenophobe

  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a person who is afraid of all things strange or foreign: a person afraid of foreigners
    Word History: Greek xenos "stranger" and phobos "fear"
    Example Sentence: The xenophobe was afraid of his neighbors who came from another country.
    Submitted by: Alexis from IN on 12/02/2007 11:52

xenophobia

  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a fear of people from other countries
    Example Sentence: The wall was built during a time of xenophobia in the country.
    Submitted by: Sukyoung from Virginia, USA on 02/13/2008 10:28

xerlo

  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a person's place or their things that they keep at their place
    Example Sentence: My xerlo is filled with my favorite things.
    Submitted by: Hannah from Tennessee, USA on 09/06/2010 11:22

xeroganstralism

  1. Function: noun
    Definition: the forming of a government based on the copy or xerox of another country's government
    Example Sentence: Some people believe xeroganstralism can be dangerous and lead to nationalism or blind patriotism.
    Submitted by: Chris from Ohio on 11/06/2008 10:23

xiaeante

  1. Function: noun
    Definition: zie-ee-on-tae: a vegetarian who does not like animals to be killed, trees to be cut down, or any global warming
    Word History: invented 2007
    Example Sentence: Jayla decided to be a xiaeante after she listened to news.
    Submitted by: Ayauna from California, USA on 09/16/2007 03:21

xiathum

  1. Function: noun
    Definition: an area that is a disaster in a room that is mostly neat and tidy
    Example Sentence: There was a xiathum in my room.
    Submitted by: Anonymous from Ontario, Canada on 04/14/2008 05:23

xierach

  1. Function: interjection
    Definition: used to indicate how exotic or unusual something is
    Example Sentence: Xierach! Those animals are weird!
    Submitted by: Aidan from NH, USA on 08/19/2008 10:35