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distant meaning

EN[ˈdɪstənt]
US
WDistant
  • Distant may refer to:
  • Distant (album), an album by Sarge
  • Distant (film), the North American title of a Turkish film released as Uzak
  • William Lucas Distant (1845-1922), an English entomologist
  • Distant signal in railway signalling
FR distant

    Definition of distant in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore distantSUPmost distantPREdis-SUF-ant
    1. Far off (physically, logically or mentally).
      1. Judge Short had gone to town, and Farrar was off for a three days' cruise up the lake. I was bitterly regretting I had not gone with him when the distant notes of a coach horn reached my ear, and I descried a four-in-hand winding its way up the inn road from the direction of Mohair.
    2. Emotionally unresponsive or unwilling to express genuine feelings.
      1. Ever since the trauma she has been totally distant to me. ‎
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • He took aim at the prize bird meticulously and shot the cock from the distant flock with a single shot. ‎
      • When the wye switch is opened the home signal is automatically set at danger and the distant signal at caution.
      • Powerful telescopes look far back into the distant reaches of the Universe.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
    Related Links:
    1. fr distant
    2. fr distants
    3. fr distante
    4. fr distantes
    5. en distantly
    Source: Wiktionary
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