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
If you do the math by how slow it was moving, you can predict how far it is and this object appears to be the most distant object ever observed in our solar system.
Our chair will remain empty one day, but our ideas will continue to sit on that chair! However in the very distant future, there will remain neither chair nor ideas! All will disappear!
Connectivity with inside members appears a distant reality and surprisingly, a big talk takes place about making it with neighbors a priority.
If you look at China's acquisitions of facilities in the Indian Ocean and in Eastern Africa, they're quickly developing the capability to maintain a naval presence in distant waters.
Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind... War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today.
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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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