Adjective "Distant" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Distant


    Definition:

    1. far off or apart in space; not near at hand; remote or removed (often followed by from): a distant place; a town three miles distant from here.

    2. apart or far off in time: distant centuries past.

    3. remote or far apart in any respect: a distant relative.

    4. reserved or aloof; not familiar or cordial: a distant greeting.

    5. arriving from or going to a distance, as a communication, journey, etc.: I have here a distant letter from Japan.

    Examples:

    "unions can be distant from people."

    "sounds can be distant from people."

    "people can be distant from guards."

    "officials can be distant from media."

    "voices can be distant with irritations."

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