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distant /ˈdɪstənt/ adjective


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distant
[adjective]
Synonyms:
- far-off, abroad, far, faraway, far-flung, outlying, out-of-the-way, remote
- apart, dispersed, distinct, scattered, separate
- reserved, aloof, cool, reticent, standoffish, unapproachable, unfriendly, withdrawn
Contrasted words: close, near, nearby, next, nigh, adjacent, adjoining, contiguous, forward, presuming, pushy, self-assertive
Related Idioms: at a distance
Related Words: apart, isolated, obscure, out-of-the-way, retired, secret, secluded, sequestered, arrogant, haughty, proud, modest, retiring, shy
English Thesaurus: far, a long way, miles, in the distance, distant, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

distant W3 /ˈdɪstənt/ adjective
[Word Family: verb: distance; noun: distance; adverb: distantly; adjective: distant]
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Latin; Origin: distans, present participle of distare 'to stand apart', from stare 'to stand']

1. FAR AWAY far away in space or time:
the sound of distant gunfire
Her honeymoon seemed a distant memory.
That affair was in the dim and distant past (=a long time ago).
The President hopes to visit Ireland in the not too distant future (=quite soon).
distant from
stars that are distant from our galaxy

2. NOT FRIENDLY unfriendly:
After the quarrel Sue remained cold and distant.

3. NOT CONCENTRATING thinking deeply about something private, rather than about what is happening around you:
Geri had a distant look in her eyes.

4. RELATIVE [only before noun] not closely related to you Antonym : close:
a distant cousin

5. distant from something different from something or not closely connected with it:
The reality of independence was distant from the hopes they had had.
—distantly adverb:
We are distantly related.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

distant
adj.
I. far away in space
VERBS be, sound | become, grow The sound of the engine was growing more and more distant.
ADV. far (literary), very in far distant lands
increasingly | unimaginably It was only a few miles away but it seemed unimaginably distant.
geographically geographically distant areas of the world
PREP. from The stars are more distant from the earth than the sun.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

distant
II. far away in time
VERBS be
ADV. very | increasingly | fairly, not too in the not too distant future
PHRASES the dim and distant past stories from the dim and distant past

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

distant
III. not friendly/not paying attention
VERBS be, seem | become | remain | find sb
ADV. very | rather, slightly | strangely Even his children found him strangely distant and impersonal.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

distant

the distant past/future (=a long time in the past/future)
It is a fictional story set in the distant past.
In the distant future, there may be a cure for the disease.
a distant memory (=something that happened a long time ago)
Already the summer seemed like a distant memory.
distant mountains/hills
From here, you can look out to the distant hills.
a distant planet/galaxy/star
They saw telescope images of the distant planet Neptune.
a distant sound
Sometimes you can hear the distant sound of traffic from the main road.
distant thunder
Distant thunder rumbled over the mountains.
distant places
She loved the wild, distant places of Scotland.
a distant land literary (=a country that is a long way away)
He fled to a distant land.
in the dim and distant past humorous (=a long time ago)
Back in the dim and distant past when I was at school, computers didn’t exist.
in the not too distant future (=quite soon)
We’re expecting a final decision in the not too distant future.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


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