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Not separate or separable; not clearly marked off; not plainly defined
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  1. Not separate or separable; not clearly marked off; not plainly defined
  2. Hazy; vague:
  3. Not seen, heard, or perceived clearly; faint; dim; obscure
More distant than another:
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  1. More distant than another:
  2. Marked by political views of the most advanced or extreme nature:
  3. Far-seeing and comprehensive in thought or outlook:
Extending over a wide area
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Alternative spelling of far-off.
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  1. Alternative spelling of far-off.
  2. Distant; remote
  3. Remote, either in time or space.
Far removed in connection or relevance:
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  1. Far removed in connection or relevance:
  2. Not immediate or primary; far removed in influence
  3. Distant in space; far off; far away
In a foreign country or countries.
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  1. In a foreign country or countries.
  2. Out of one's own country.
  3. Away from one's home.
Very distant; remote.
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  1. Very distant; remote.
  2. Distant in time, place, degree, etc.
  3. Distant.
Located outside of some boundary or limit.
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  1. Located outside of some boundary or limit.
  2. Relatively remote from some central location.
  3. Relatively far out from a certain point or center; remote
Being at a distance, but within, or as within, sight; that or those over there
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  1. Being at a distance, but within, or as within, sight; that or those over there
  2. Being at an indicated distance, usually within sight:
  3. Farther; more distant (with the)
Pertaining to the backwoods.
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  1. Pertaining to the backwoods.
  2. In, from, or characteristic of backwoods
  3. Rough, uncouth, coarse, or crude in social matters.
Of a different generation, older or younger
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  1. Of a different generation, older or younger
  2. Separated in relationship by a given degree of descent:
  3. Distant in space, time, or nature; remote.
(Now rare) Separated from matter; abstract; ideal, not concrete. [First attested in the early 17th century.]
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  1. (Now rare) Separated from matter; abstract; ideal, not concrete. [First attested in the early 17th century.]
  2. Removed or separated (from something)
  3. Not engaged with what is going on around one; withdrawn or preoccupied.
Not accessible; remote or unapproachable.
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  1. Not accessible; remote or unapproachable.
  2. Impossible to reach or enter
  3. That cannot be seen, talked to, influenced, etc.; inapproachable
Having no rival or equal; unmatched
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  1. Having no rival or equal; unmatched
  2. Not to be approached; inaccessible; aloof
  3. Not accessible or able to be reached
Not proceeding straight to the point or object.
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  1. Not proceeding straight to the point or object.
  2. Not immediate; secondary
  3. Reporting the exact or approximate words of another with such changes as are necessary to bring the original statement into grammatical conformity with the sentence in which it is included:
Not common; unusual
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  1. Not common; unusual
  2. Remote or secluded.
  3. (Idiomatic) Taken care of.
Desolate; forlorn
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  1. Desolate; forlorn
  2. Located in a dismal or remote area.
  3. Particularly awful; very bad; miserable; terrible.
Outside the distance to which someone can stretch out their hand.
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  1. Outside the distance to which someone can stretch out their hand.
  1. Capable of seeing distant objects
  2. Capable of being extended or compressed by the use of parts that slide over one another
  3. Seen or obtained by means of a telescope:
Thought of or regarded as having individual form or function
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  1. Thought of or regarded as having individual form or function
  2. Not associated or connected with others; having existence as an entity; distinct; individual
  3. Dissimilar from all others; distinct or individual:
  1. Far
  2. Comparative form of far: more far Of or pertaining to being distant, or of greater distance in degree or of extension in time.
  3. Additional; further
More distant in degree, time, or space:
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  1. More distant in degree, time, or space:
  2. Additional; more
  3. Additional:
Alternative spelling of faraway.
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  1. Alternative spelling of faraway.
Out of one's own country.
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  1. Out of one's own country.
  2. Covering a large area; widely:
  3. In a foreign country or countries.
Loosely distributed; strewn:
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  1. Loosely distributed; strewn:
  2. Not thinking clearly or in an organized fashion; unfocused.
  3. (Physics) Deflected. Used especially of radiation or particles.
Wordy or unclear:
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  1. Wordy or unclear:
  2. Widely spread or scattered; not concentrated:
  3. Using more words than are needed; long-winded; wordy
Not the same; distinct; separate; other
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  1. Not the same; distinct; separate; other
  2. Unlike most others; unusual
  3. Distinct or separate:
Thinly spread or distributed; not dense or crowded
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  1. Thinly spread or distributed; not dense or crowded
  2. Occurring, growing, or settled at widely spaced intervals; not thick or dense.
Crossing or spanning the Atlantic
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  1. Crossing or spanning the Atlantic
  2. Situated on or coming from the other side of the Atlantic Ocean.
Spanning or crossing the Pacific Ocean.
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  1. Spanning or crossing the Pacific Ocean.
  2. Situated on or coming from the other side of the Pacific Ocean.
Coming from or being on the other side of the sea
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  1. Coming from or being on the other side of the sea
  2. Beyond or coming from across the sea.
Beyond the sea.
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  1. Beyond the sea.
  2. Of or from a place beyond the sea.
  3. Of the color ultramarine.
Relating to or supporting the doctrine of papal supremacy.
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  1. Relating to or supporting the doctrine of papal supremacy.
  2. Beyond the mountains, specif. the Alps
  3. Of or relating to peoples or regions lying beyond the mountains, especially the Alps.
Diametrically opposed; exactly opposite.
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  1. Diametrically opposed; exactly opposite.
  2. Of, relating to, or situated on the opposite side or sides of the earth:
  3. On opposite sides of the globe
  1. Eccentric
  2. (Botany) One-sided; having the normally central portion not in the true center.
Emotionally reserved or indifferent:
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  1. Emotionally reserved or indifferent:
  2. Reserved and remote; either physically or emotionally distant
  3. Distant in sympathy, interest, etc.; reserved and cool
Tending to reduce discomfort in warm or hot weather
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  1. Tending to reduce discomfort in warm or hot weather
  2. Giving or suggesting relief from heat:
  3. Moderately cold; neither warm nor very cold
  1. Introvert.
  2. Withdrawing within oneself; shy, reserved, introverted, etc.
  3. Emotionally unresponsive or socially detached; introverted or aloof.
Having a low temperature:
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  1. Having a low temperature:
  2. So intense as to be almost uncontrollable:
  3. Dead:
More distant than another:
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  1. More distant than another:
  2. Marked by political views of the most advanced or extreme nature:
  3. Far-seeing and comprehensive in thought or outlook:
Very distant; remote.
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  1. Very distant; remote.
  2. Distant in time, place, degree, etc.
  3. Distant.
Alternative spelling of far-off.
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  1. Alternative spelling of far-off.
  2. Distant; remote
  3. Remote, either in time or space.
Far removed in connection or relevance:
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  1. Far removed in connection or relevance:
  2. Not immediate or primary; far removed in influence
  3. Distant in space; far off; far away
Distant in relationship
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  1. Distant in relationship
  2. Separated in relationship by a given degree of descent:
  3. Distant in space, time, or nature; remote.
Emotionally reserved or indifferent:
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  1. Emotionally reserved or indifferent:
  2. Reserved and remote; either physically or emotionally distant
  3. Distant in sympathy, interest, etc.; reserved and cool
  1. Chilly
  2. Moderately cold; chilly:
  3. Not warm and friendly; distant:
Cool or cold enough to cause discomfort.
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  1. Cool or cold enough to cause discomfort.
  2. Moderately cold; uncomfortably cool
  3. Cool in manner; unfriendly
Tending to reduce discomfort in warm or hot weather
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  1. Tending to reduce discomfort in warm or hot weather
  2. Neither warm nor very cold; moderately cold:
  3. Marked by calm self-control:
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  1. (Informal) standoffish
  2. Aloof
  3. Inclined to be distant and reserved; aloof.
Distant in connection, relation, bearing, or the like
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  1. Distant in connection, relation, bearing, or the like
  2. Hidden away; secluded:
  3. Distant in human relations; aloof
(Not comparable) Set aside for the use of a particular person or party.
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  1. (Not comparable) Set aside for the use of a particular person or party.
  2. Designated as unavailable except for a certain purpose or user; kept in reserve:
  3. Kept in reserve; set apart for some purpose, person, etc.
Restrained or reserved:
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  1. Restrained or reserved:
  2. Inclined to keep one's thoughts, feelings, and personal affairs to oneself.
  3. Silent or uncommunicative; disinclined to speak readily, often, specif., habitually so
Remote from civilization; secluded:
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  1. Remote from civilization; secluded:
  2. Happening, done, or made alone:
  3. Not inhabited or occupied; without signs of inhabitants or occupation; desolate; deserted; silent; still; hence, gloomy; dismal.
Having no rival or equal; unmatched
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  1. Having no rival or equal; unmatched
  2. Not to be approached; inaccessible; aloof
  3. Not accessible or able to be reached
Not communicative; tending to withhold information, opinions, feelings, etc.; reserved; taciturn
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  1. Not communicative; tending to withhold information, opinions, feelings, etc.; reserved; taciturn
  2. Tending not to communicate; not communicating.
  3. Characterized by reserve or a lack of expression:
Not given to showing emotion or feelings; reserved or distant
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  1. Not given to showing emotion or feelings; reserved or distant
  2. Not disposed to expressions of feeling; reserved.
  3. Not demonstrative; giving little outward expression of feeling; restrained; reserved
  1. Introvert.
  2. Emotionally unresponsive or socially detached; introverted or aloof.
  3. Withdrawing within oneself; shy, reserved, introverted, etc.
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