Associations to the word «Distant»

Wiktionary

DISTANT, adjective. Far off (physically, logically or mentally).
DISTANT, adjective. Emotionally unresponsive or unwilling to express genuine feelings.

Dictionary definition

DISTANT, adjective. Separated in space or coming from or going to a distance; "distant villages"; "the sound of distant traffic"; "a distant sound"; "a distant telephone call".
DISTANT, adjective. Far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship ; "a distant cousin"; "a remote relative"; "a distant likeness"; "considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics".
DISTANT, adjective. Remote in manner; "stood apart with aloof dignity"; "a distant smile"; "he was upstage with strangers".
DISTANT, adjective. Separate or apart in time; "distant events"; "the remote past or future".
DISTANT, adjective. Located far away spatially; "distant lands"; "remote stars".

Wise words

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