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distant

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of distant

  1. 1 not close in time or space the distant towers were barely visible in the fog Synonyms of distant away, deep, far, faraway, far-flung, far-off, remote, removed Words Related to distant apart, devious, isolated, lonesome, nowhere, obscure, odd, outlying, out-of-the-way, retired, secluded, secret, sequestered Near Antonyms of distant adjacent, adjoining, contiguous Antonyms of distant close, near, nearby, nigh

  2. 2 having or showing a lack of friendliness or interest in others was distant and distracted all throughout the interview Synonyms of distant aloof, antisocial, asocial, buttoned-up, cold, cold-eyed, detached, cool, dry, frosty, offish, remote, standoff, standoffish, unbending, unclubbable, unsociableWords Related to distant indrawn, introverted, nongregarious, recessive, reclusive, reserved, unsocial, withdrawn; misanthropic; apathetic, hard, indifferent, unconcerned; clinical, dispassionate, impersonal, professional; disinterested, incurious, uninterested; reticent, silent, taciturn, uncommunicative; diffident, shy, timid; cliquey, cliquish, clubbishNear Antonyms of distant boon, clubbable (also clubable), clubby, companionable, convivial, extroverted (also extraverted), gregarious, outgoing; communicative, expansive, garrulous, talkative; affable, folksy, genial, gracious, hospitable; agreeable, amiable, congenial, kindly, neighborlyAntonyms of distant cordial, friendly, sociable, social, warm

  3. 3 being not of the same kind a marriage between two people from very distant cultures Synonyms of distant disparate, dissimilar, different, distinct, distinctive, distinguishable, diverse, nonidentical, other, unalike, unlikeWords Related to distant divers, miscellaneous, mixed, several, sundry, variant, varied, various; differentiable, discriminable; alternate, alternative, individual, particular, peculiar, single; disproportionate, divergent, unequalNear Antonyms of distant equal, selfsame; equivalent, tantamount; akin, analogous, comparable, homological, homologous, related; homogeneous, homogenous, uniformAntonyms of distant alike, identical, indistinguishable, kin, kindred, like, parallel, same, similar


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