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Distant

Pronunciation of Distant
/dˈɪstənt/, /dˈɪstənt/, /d_ˈɪ_s_t_ə_n_t/

Synonyms for distant:

Sense 1

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.

Sense 2

withdrawn, asunder, unrelated, isolated, furthest, obscure, chill, lonely, cleft, oblivion, lonesome, kinship, old, cool, farther, faint, formal, Family.

Sense 3

peripheral, neglect, cold, reticent, uncommunicative, unknown, legitimate.

Sense 4

chilly.

Sense 5

solitary, range.

Sense 7

clear.

Sense 10

direct.

antagonistic

unsociable.

away

abroad.

beyond

out.

distant

unapproachable.

divided

separated.

far

far-off.

far-off

afar.

unfriendly

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.

unobtainable

inaccessible.

unresponsive

frigid.

all (adjective)

remote.

aloof (adjective)

offish, stiff, solitary, cool, formal, unfriendly, unsociable, standoffish, reticent, withdrawn, haughty, reserved, standoff, cold.

cool (adjective)

undemonstrative, offish, offhand.

different (adjective)

unlike, unalike, other.

faraway (adjective)

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.

near (adjective)

convenient.

obscure (adjective)

irrelevant.

out of reach (adjective)

inaccessible.

remote (adjective)

remote, beyond, aloof, far, out-of-the-way, removed.

restrained (adjective)

undemonstrative.

unapproachable (adjective)

unapproachable.

widespread (adjective)

far-flung.

additionally (adverb)

further.

Sense 3 (noun)

cool, cold, withdrawn, indifferent.

Sense 5 (noun)

direct, legitimate, undemonstrative, chilly, kinship, chill, illegitimacy, solitary, filial, standoffish, illegitimate, uncommunicative, familial, offish, reticent, Family.

distant (noun)

deep, loosely knit, ulterior, away, faraway, aloof, far, remote, extreme, removed, far-flung, reserved, yonder, nonadjacent, out-of-town, yon.

approaching (verb)

coming.

cool (verb)

standoffish.

separated (verb)

apart.

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.

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