Pronunciation of Distant
/dˈɪstənt/, /dˈɪstənt/, /d_ˈɪ_s_t_ə_n_t/
Antonyms for distant:
Synonyms for distant:
long, further, outer, secluded, atavistic, way out, remotely, filial, lax, neglectful, furthermost, familial, away, motherless, preoccupied, negligence, off, farthest, mile, illegitimacy, detachment, inattention, distantly, heedless, colonial, offish, lineal, absently, illegitimate, sequestered, abstracted, indifferent, outermost, spaced-out, dreamily, outlying, vaguely, inattentive.
unsympathetic, wintry, sour, offhand, stony, severely, impersonal, grim, icy, icily, Cold-hearted, spiteful, inimical, sourly, stony-faced, stiff, ill-disposed, haughty, stonily, disobliging, misanthropic, antagonistic, stiffly, brusque, rough, nice, dour, severe, unpleasant, uncaring, coolly, inhospitable, forbidding, glacial, unwelcoming, roughly, unsmiling, hard-boiled, unfriendly.
unlike, unalike, other.
asunder, far-flung, isolated, obscure, apart, unapproachable, out-of-the-way, further, abroad, far-off, outlying, abstracted, inaccessible, away, farther, yonder, removed, sequestered, secluded, remote, far.
out of reach (adjective)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
Usage examples for distant:
- The greater part live from three to five miles distant. - "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.
- In a few minutes his answer came, typed out from some distant station. - "Behind the Green Door", Mildred A. Wirt.
- He looked at them one by one with distant kindness. - "Pierre And His People, [Tales of the Far North], Volume 4.", Gilbert Parker.