Synonyms and Antonyms of remote
small in degree
- There's a remote chance that it'll rain today, so I brought an umbrella.
considerable, goodly, healthy, largish, respectable, significant, sizable (or sizeable), substantial, tidy
having or showing a lack of friendliness or interest in others
- His grandfather had been a somewhat remote figure, at least until they got to spend a summer together.
aloof, antisocial, asocial, buttoned-up, cold, cold-eyed, cool s, detached, distant, dry, frosty, offish, standoffish, unbending, unsociable
indrawn, introverted, nongregarious, recessive, reclusive, reserved, unsocial, withdrawn
apathetic, hard, indifferent, unconcerned
clinical, dispassionate, impersonal, professional
disinterested, incurious, uninterested
reticent, silent, taciturn, uncommunicative
diffident, shy, timid
boon, companionable, convivial, extroverted (also extraverted), gregarious, outgoing
communicative, expansive, garrulous, talkative
affable, folksy, genial, gracious, hospitable
agreeable, amiable, congenial, kindly, neighborly
screened or sequestered from view
- a remote cottage on the far side of the mountain
not close in time or space
- A permanent base on Mars is likely to happen only in the remote future.
apart, devious, isolated, lonesome, nowhere, obscure, odd, outlying, out-of-the-way, retired, secluded, secret, sequestered