The state or quality of being distant or remote.

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  • distantness — noun see distant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • distantness — n. remoteness, condition of being far apart …   English contemporary dictionary

  • distantness — dis·tant·ness …   English syllables

  • distantness — noun see distant …   Useful english dictionary

  • remoteness — re mote·ness || rɪ məʊtnɪs n. distantness, state of being far away; seclusion, isolation; distantness in time or relation; aloofness, standoffishness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • distant — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin distant , distans, present participle of distare to stand apart, be distant, from dis + stare to stand more at stand Date: 14th century 1. a. separated in space ; away < a mile …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • distant — distantly, adv. distantness, n. /dis teuhnt/, adj. 1. far off or apart in space; not near at hand; remote or removed (often fol. by from): a distant place; a town three miles distant from here. 2. apart or far off in time: distant centuries past …   Universalium

  • nearness — noun The state of being near. Syn: closeness, proximity Ant: distantness, remoteness …   Wiktionary

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  • aloofness — a loof·ness || nɪs n. lonesomeness, separateness, distantness …   English contemporary dictionary

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