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, upstage(adj)
remote in manner
"stood apart with aloof dignity"; "a distant smile"; "he was upstage with strangers"
distant, remote, removed(adj)
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.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'distant' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3293
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
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Oh, the brave Music of a distant drum!
Our sympathy is cold to the relation of distant misery.
It is not Yellowstone-like, but it’s a distant relative.
The biggest value will be if it can affect distant disease.
Luck is a strong horse; it can carry man to very distant places!
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Translations for distant
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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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