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Distant; remote
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  1. Distant; remote
  2. Alternative spelling of far-off.
  3. Remote, either in time or space.
Originating outside; acting or coming from without
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  1. Originating outside; acting or coming from without
  2. Of or relating to foreign affairs or foreign countries:
  3. Suitable for application to the outside:
(Idiomatic) Taken care of.
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  1. (Idiomatic) Taken care of.
  2. Not common; unusual
  3. Being out of the ordinary; unusual:
Related to, located in, or constituting an outer boundary or periphery.
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  1. Related to, located in, or constituting an outer boundary or periphery.
  2. Only slightly connected with what is essential or important; merely incidental
  3. (Anatomy) Relating to the surface or outer part of a body or organ; external.
Distant from a center of activity; remote.
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  1. Distant from a center of activity; remote.
  2. Of or for a time in the past
  3. Of a past date; not current:
Suggestive of the isolated life of an island:
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  1. Suggestive of the isolated life of an island:
  2. Circumscribed and detached in outlook and experience; narrow or provincial.
  3. Like an island; detached; isolated
Having little or no social contact
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  1. Having little or no social contact
  2. Characterized by little social contact:
  3. Far from others or difficult to get to; remote:
Standing apart from others of its kind; isolated
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  1. Standing apart from others of its kind; isolated
  2. Of place or time, unfrequented by people; desolate.
  3. Of person, without companions; solitary.
Producing such dejection:
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  1. Producing such dejection:
  2. Unhappy due to being alone; lonely
  3. Having or causing a lonely feeling
Not easily understood; vague; cryptic; ambiguous
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  1. Not easily understood; vague; cryptic; ambiguous
  2. So faintly perceptible as to lack clear delineation; indistinct:
  3. Not clearly understood or expressed; ambiguous or vague:
Being out of the ordinary; unusual:
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  1. Being out of the ordinary; unusual:
  2. Remote or secluded.
  3. (Idiomatic) Taken care of.
Far off in (past or future) time
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  1. Far off in (past or future) time
  2. Located far away; distant in space.
  3. Hidden away; secluded:
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.
Cut off from the public view; hidden, intimate, etc.
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  1. Cut off from the public view; hidden, intimate, etc.
  2. Hidden, isolated, remote.
  3. Removed or remote from others; solitary:
Performed, passed, or endured alone; as, a solitary journey; a solitary life.
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  1. Performed, passed, or endured alone; as, a solitary journey; a solitary life.
  2. Happening, done, or made alone:
  3. Existing, living, or going without others; alone:
Find another word for outlying. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for outlying, like: afar, far-off, external, out-of-the-way, peripheral, distant, remote, back, insular, isolated and lonely.