Synonyms for distant
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Foreign refers to difference of birth, alien to difference of allegiance. In their figurative use, that is foreign which is remote, unlike, or unconnected; that is alien which is conflicting, hostile, or opposed. Impertinent and irrelevant matters can not claim consideration in a certain connection; inappropriate matters could not properly be considered. Compare ALIEN, n.; CONTRAST, v.
Such a purpose was alien to (or from) my thought: to preferable.
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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"
ambient, good, unreserved, buddy-buddy, intimate, proximate, enveloping(a), close at hand(p), cozy, close, close-set(a), close together(p), hand-to-hand, at hand(p), immediate, confidential, chummy, nestled, close set(p), side by side(p), contiguous, closely knit, next, near, scalelike, approximate, thick(p), imminent, walking(a), dear, nigh, adpressed, close-hauled, close-knit, walk-to(a), surrounding(a), adjacent, familiar, snuggled, circumferent, appressed, encompassing(a), juxtaposed, impending, impendent, boon
far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship
"a distant cousin"; "a remote relative"; "a distant likeness"; "considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics"
adjacent, unreserved, thick(p), close, near, close-set(a), walk-to(a), immediate, close-knit, proximate, circumferent, appressed, next, boon, enveloping(a), dear, contiguous, familiar, juxtaposed, hand-to-hand, chummy, snuggled, nigh, impending, surrounding(a), confidential, close-hauled, cozy, at hand(p), scalelike, approximate, close set(p), close at hand(p), imminent, walking(a), adpressed, intimate, good, buddy-buddy, side by side(p), close together(p), impendent, ambient, closely knit, nestled, encompassing(a)
aloof, distant, upstageadjective
remote in manner
"stood apart with aloof dignity"; "a distant smile"; "he was upstage with strangers"
adjacent, proximate, juxtaposed, encompassing(a), close-knit, appressed, surrounding(a), close, scalelike, near, walking(a), snuggled, close-set(a), impendent, closely knit, familiar, side by side(p), dear, at hand(p), intimate, close at hand(p), close-hauled, close together(p), good, imminent, buddy-buddy, close set(p), impending, cozy, nigh, next, chummy, enveloping(a), approximate, confidential, nestled, boon, ambient, contiguous, hand-to-hand, thick(p), circumferent, immediate, walk-to(a), unreserved, adpressed
distant, remote, removedadjective
separate or apart in time
"distant events"; "the remote past or future"
walk-to(a), at hand(p), close-set(a), snuggled, confidential, walking(a), chummy, close at hand(p), proximate, near, boon, contiguous, immediate, nestled, close, appressed, adjacent, enveloping(a), nigh, circumferent, impending, buddy-buddy, close set(p), unreserved, intimate, imminent, cozy, ambient, good, closely knit, thick(p), close-hauled, approximate, surrounding(a), juxtaposed, dear, familiar, scalelike, close-knit, impendent, side by side(p), encompassing(a), adpressed, hand-to-hand, next, close together(p)
located far away spatially
"distant lands"; "remote stars"
boon, scalelike, intimate, ambient, near, nigh, approximate, close, walking(a), cozy, close together(p), proximate, imminent, side by side(p), impendent, contiguous, close set(p), thick(p), closely knit, surrounding(a), encompassing(a), confidential, walk-to(a), appressed, circumferent, at hand(p), adjacent, close-knit, unreserved, close-set(a), chummy, hand-to-hand, immediate, juxtaposed, familiar, snuggled, close at hand(p), nestled, next, buddy-buddy, adpressed, impending, close-hauled, enveloping(a), good, dear
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America does not have the luxury of withdrawing from the world, our security, and our prosperity, and our values demand that we remain engaged and involved in -- often distant places.
Our security, and our prosperity, and our values demand that we remain engaged and involved in -- often distant places.
Our study demonstrates that since the colonial time, mining and metallurgic activities performed by the Spanish didalsohave an impacton very distant areas.
But this character is very different from me. Her world is very distant from mine. Her relationship with her daughter is obviously something that's very distant to me as well.
We see but dimly through the mists and vapors Amid these earthly damps What seem to us but sad, funeral tapers May be heaven's distant lamps.
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- йыраҡ, алыҫBashkir
- далечен, отдалеченBulgarian
- distantCatalan, Valencian
- vzdálený, dalekýCzech
- oeraidd, anghysbell, pellWelsh
- entfernt, distanziert, fern, abstehendGerman
- απόμακρος, μακρινόςGreek
- huraño, distante, a distanciaSpanish
- syrjäinen, etäinen, kauko-, etä-Finnish
- lointain, éloigné, distantFrench
- iomallach, fad àsScottish Gaelic
- 辺鄙, 遠い, 遠隔Japanese
- დაშორებული, შორეულიGeorgian
- 원격, 먼Korean
- nomaļš, tāls, attālsLatvian
- afstandelijk, in de verte, verDutch
- odległy, dalekiPolish
- далёкий, дальний, отдалённыйRussian
- uzak, soğuk, mesafeliTurkish
- يىراقUyghur, Uighur
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