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"
far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship
"a distant cousin"; "a remote relative"; "a distant likeness"; "considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics"
aloof, distant, upstageadjective
remote in manner
"stood apart with aloof dignity"; "a distant smile"; "he was upstage with strangers"
distant, remote, removedadjective
separate or apart in time
"distant events"; "the remote past or future"
located far away spatially
"distant lands"; "remote stars"
emotionally unresponsive or unwilling to express genuine feelings
Ever since the trauma she has been totally distant to me.
separated; having an intervening space; at a distance; away
far separated; far off; not near; remote; -- in place, time, consanguinity, or connection; as, distant times; distant relatives
reserved or repelling in manners; cold; not cordial; somewhat haughty; as, a distant manner
indistinct; faint; obscure, as from distance
not conformable; discrepant; repugnant; as, a practice so widely distant from Christianity
Distant is the final posthumous album by Champaign, Illinois indie rock band Sarge. Released in 2000 on Mud Records, it features three demo versions of unreleased songs, six live songs, three cover songs, and two solo acoustic numbers by lead singer Elizabeth Elmore.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dis′tant, adj. at a certain distance: remote, in time, place, or connection: not obvious: indistinct: reserved in manner.—adv. Dis′tantly. [Fr.,—L. distans, -tantis—dis, apart, stans, stantis, pr.p. of stāre, to stand.]
remote from: standing considerably apart.
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Rank popularity for the word 'distant' in Adjectives Frequency: #456
The numerical value of distant in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of distant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
The sort of liveliness which increases with age is not far distant from madness.
They are in danger as soon as they hear a distant rumble of thunder.
We are not re-doing, rebooting, having the audacity of trying to improve upon anything, we are completely different people, we're like a distant cousin. We just want people to have an enjoyable ride.
I like them both very much, i'll be making my endorsement and recommendation to the great people of Texas in the not-so-distant future.
The experiences of World War II that our grandparents lived through feels distant to us as we didn't experience it, we need to think of a way of inheriting this collective memory while moving forward.
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- йыраҡ, алыҫBashkir
- отдалечен, далеченBulgarian
- distantCatalan, Valencian
- vzdálený, dalekýCzech
- anghysbell, oeraidd, pellWelsh
- entfernt, fern, abstehend, distanziertGerman
- απόμακρος, μακρινόςGreek
- distante, huraño, a distanciaSpanish
- etä-, syrjäinen, etäinen, kauko-Finnish
- éloigné, distant, lointainFrench
- iomallach, fad àsScottish Gaelic
- 辺鄙, 遠隔, 遠いJapanese
- შორეული, დაშორებულიGeorgian
- 원격, 먼Korean
- attāls, tāls, nomaļšLatvian
- afstandelijk, in de verte, verDutch
- odległy, dalekiPolish
- далёкий, отдалённый, дальнийRussian
- uzak, mesafeli, soğukTurkish
- يىراقUyghur, Uighur
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