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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A disposition to be distant and unsympathetic in manner; The property of being far away.

Usage examples (35)
  • The remoteness is captured very well, and I only thank the stars my times in the woods have been exceedingly pleasant.
  • The United States is proud of her remoteness from the old world, her freedom from entanglement in its quarrels, her isolation.
  • Since it is on the north side of the low mountain range that surrounds the north shore of Lake Chapala, it has a feeling of remoteness from the lake area.
  • The God-like being’s remoteness from the world — his disconnect with all things human — become real. for more
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