What does «xenofilia» mean in spanish?

  • Love, sympathy or inclination for foreigners or foreigners.

    Examples of use in spanish: "muchos habitantes de la región tienen sentimientos encontrados de xenofilia y xenofobia".

  • Attraction for the foreign to the detriment of the national or local.

    Examples of use in spanish: "considerar de moda sólo aquellos negocios de franquicias extranjeras es de una exagerada xenofilia".

    "repugna la xenofilia de la alta sociedad de este país".

    "la xenofilia la hemos visto reflejada en ciertos grupos de poder, que preferían lo europeo en detrimento de lo nacional".

  • Inclination or preference for unfamiliar or foreign objects or people.

    Examples of use in spanish: "La xenofilia es desvivirse y amar a algo por el mero hecho de ser extranjero".

  • Sexual attraction to foreigners.
  • (xenofilia cultural) Feeling that one's own culture is inferior compared to others. It may be of a specific area, such as that which led the Romans to believe that the Greeks were better than the Romans in music, art and philosophy, but were evidently not better in military matters.
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