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Adjective: distant  dis-tunt
  1. 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"
  2. Far apart in relevance, relationship or kinship
    "a distant cousin";
    - remote
  3. Remote in manner
    "a distant smile";
    - aloof, upstage
  4. Separate or apart in time
    "distant events";
    - remote, removed
  5. Located far away spatially
    "distant lands";
    - remote

See also: deep, distance, extreme, far, faraway, far-flung, long-distance, loosely knit, nonadjacent, out-of-town, removed, reserved, ulterior, yon [literary], yonder [literary]

Antonym: close

Encyclopedia: Distant, Pennsylvania