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Remote synonyms
rĭ-mōt'
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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.
Abstracted; dreamy:
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  1. Abstracted; dreamy:
  2. Distant in time, place, degree, etc.
  3. Distant.
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:
Being out of the ordinary; unusual:
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  1. Being out of the ordinary; unusual:
  2. Not common; unusual
  3. (Idiomatic) Taken care of.
Separated in relationship by a given degree of descent:
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  1. Separated in relationship by a given degree of descent:
  2. Of a different generation, older or younger
  3. Distant in space, time, or nature; remote.
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
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. Shut off or kept apart from others; isolated; withdrawn
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
Characterized by little social contact:
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  1. Characterized by little social contact:
  2. Occasional or rare:
  3. Far from others or difficult to get to; remote:
Not known; unfamiliar:
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  1. Not known; unfamiliar:
  2. Not well known or widely known:
  3. Not discovered, identified, determined, explored, etc.
Belonging to, characteristic of, or constituting another and very different place, society, or person; strange.
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  1. Belonging to, characteristic of, or constituting another and very different place, society, or person; strange.
  2. Introduced to a region deliberately or accidentally by humans. Starlings, German cockroaches, and dandelions are species that are alien to North America but have become widely naturalized in the continent.
  3. Owing political allegiance to another country or government; foreign:
Situated in an abnormal or improper place in the body and typically introduced from outside:
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  1. Situated in an abnormal or improper place in the body and typically introduced from outside:
  2. Conducted or involved with other nations or governments; not domestic:
  3. Not natural; alien:
That has not been discovered; unknown.
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  1. That has not been discovered; unknown.
  2. That has not yet been discovered; unexplored.
(Idiomatic) In a place or places not commonly visited.
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  1. (Idiomatic) In a place or places not commonly visited.
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Desolate; forlorn
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  1. Desolate; forlorn
  2. Located in a dismal or remote area.
  3. Particularly awful; very bad; miserable; terrible.
Of which knowledge has been lost; which is no longer remembered.
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  1. Of which knowledge has been lost; which is no longer remembered.
Just gone by or elapsed:
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  1. Just gone by or elapsed:
  2. Having served formerly in a given capacity, especially an official one:
  3. No longer current; gone by; over:
Covered with grayish hair or pubescence:
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  1. Covered with grayish hair or pubescence:
  2. Gray or white with or as if with age.
  3. So old as to inspire veneration; ancient.
Of the age of
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  1. Of the age of
  2. Having reached the age of:
  3. Characteristic of old age.
No longer used or useful; obsolete, old-fashioned, out-of-date, etc.
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  1. No longer used or useful; obsolete, old-fashioned, out-of-date, etc.
  2. Aged
  3. Too old to be fashionable, suitable, or useful; outmoded.
  1. Trite or banal; overused or hackneyed
  2. Used too often; trite:
  3. Worn or deteriorated by long use or existence
Relating to or being an early form of Homo sapiens or a closely related species, such as Neanderthal, that is anatomically distinct from modern humans.
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  1. Relating to or being an early form of Homo sapiens or a closely related species, such as Neanderthal, that is anatomically distinct from modern humans.
  2. Relating to, being, or characteristic of a much earlier, often more primitive period, especially one that develops into a classical stage of civilization:
  3. Belonging to an earlier period; ancient
Of relating to the epoch before written record.
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  1. Of relating to the epoch before written record.
  2. Of the period before recorded history
  3. Of or relating to a language before it is first recorded in writing.
Having evolved very little from an early type. Lampreys and sturgeon are primitive fishes.
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  1. Having evolved very little from an early type. Lampreys and sturgeon are primitive fishes.
  2. Of or relating to an early or original stage or state; primeval:
  3. Occurring in or characteristic of an early stage of development or evolution:
(Bible) Occurring or belonging to the era before the Flood.
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  1. (Bible) Occurring or belonging to the era before the Flood.
  2. Of the time before the biblical Flood
  3. Very old, old-fashioned, or primitive
Reaching beyond the limits of memory, tradition, or recorded history.
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  1. Reaching beyond the limits of memory, tradition, or recorded history.
  2. Extending back beyond memory or record; ancient
  3. That is beyond memory; ancient.
Of ancient times; ancient; old
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  1. Of ancient times; ancient; old
  2. Of, or in the style of, a former period
  3. Belonging to, made in, or typical of an earlier period:
From or relating to a previous era.
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  1. From or relating to a previous era.
  2. (Old Poet.) Old; ancient; of old, or of former times
  3. Of, relating to, or belonging to time long past; old or ancient:
Of the earliest times or ages; primal; primordial
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  1. Of the earliest times or ages; primal; primordial
  2. Belonging to the first or earliest age or ages; original or ancient:
Not relevant; not pertinent; not to the point; not relating to the subject
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  1. Not relevant; not pertinent; not to the point; not relating to the subject
  2. Unrelated to the matter being considered.
  3. With evidence or testimony, not pertinent to the claims or defenses in the case. With evidence or testimony, not pertinent to the claims or defenses in the case.
Not connected; separate
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Not easily understood; vague; cryptic; ambiguous
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  1. Not easily understood; vague; cryptic; ambiguous
  2. Not clearly understood or expressed; ambiguous or vague:
  3. So faintly perceptible as to lack clear delineation; indistinct:
(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 else:
  3. Not engaged with what is going on around one; withdrawn or preoccupied.
Diverging from a direct course; roundabout.
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  1. Diverging from a direct course; roundabout.
  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:
Unsuitable or improper.
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  1. Unsuitable or improper.
  2. Not appropriate; not suitable, fitting, or proper
Excluding certain people or groups, as for social or economic reasons
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  1. Excluding certain people or groups, as for social or economic reasons
  2. Given or belonging to no other; not shared or divided; sole
  3. Not accompanied by others; single or sole:
Being without anyone or anything else; only.
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  1. Being without anyone or anything else; only.
  2. Being apart from others; solitary.
  3. Without equal or peer
Coming from the outside:
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  1. Coming from the outside:
  2. Not constituting an essential or vital element or part:
  3. Unrelated to the topic or matter at hand.
Separated; not together
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  1. Separated; not together
  2. Set apart; isolated. Used after a noun or in the predicate:
Having little or no emotions or interest towards someone else.
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  1. Having little or no emotions or interest towards someone else.
  2. Of a house: not joined to another house on either side.
  3. Standing apart from others; separate:
Distant or uninvolved:
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  1. Distant or uninvolved:
  2. Distant in sympathy, interest, etc.; reserved and cool
  3. Reserved and remote; either physically or emotionally distant
Small in size, degree, or amount:
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  1. Small in size, degree, or amount:
  2. Lacking strength, substance, or solidity; frail:
  3. Small, weak, or gentle; not decidedly marked; not forcible; inconsiderable; unimportant; insignificant; not severe.
So weak as to be difficult to perceive;
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  1. So weak as to be difficult to perceive;
  2. Likely to fall into a faint; dizzy and weak:
  3. Lacking clarity or distinctness:
Unlikely to take place or be true.
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  1. Unlikely to take place or be true.
  2. Not likely to happen.
  3. Not probable; not likely to happen or be true; unlikely
Coming from or going to a distance:
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  1. Coming from or going to a distance:
  2. Widely separated; far apart or far away in space or time
  3. Far removed mentally:
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.
Extending over a wide area
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  1. Extending over a wide area
  2. Remote; distant.
  3. Remote or distant, in space, time or relationship.
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.
Remote; distant; disconnected
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  1. Remote; distant; disconnected
  2. Distant in space, time, or nature; remote.
  3. Distant in relationship
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:
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 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.
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.
  1. Hidden, isolated, remote.
  2. Cut off from the public view; hidden, intimate, etc.
  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:
So weak as to be difficult to perceive;
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  1. So weak as to be difficult to perceive;
  2. Likely to fall into a faint; dizzy and weak:
  3. Small in degree or amount; meager:
Not significant or important enough to be worth considering; trifling.
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  1. Not significant or important enough to be worth considering; trifling.
  2. That can be neglected or disregarded because small, unimportant, etc.; trifling
  3. Able to be ignored or excluded from consideration; too small or unimportant to be of concern.
Located away from the inside or center:
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  1. Located away from the inside or center:
  2. Leading to the outside
  3. Very unlikely; remote:
Thin and delicate in build; gracefully slim:
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  1. Thin and delicate in build; gracefully slim:
  2. Small in width or girth; narrow
  3. Small or limited in amount, size, extent, etc.; meager
Light in form or build; not stout or heavy; slender
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  1. Light in form or build; not stout or heavy; slender
  2. Small in size, degree, or amount:
  3. Small, weak, or gentle; not decidedly marked; not forcible; inconsiderable; unimportant; insignificant; not severe.
Small in girth in proportion to height or length; slender
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  1. Small in girth in proportion to height or length; slender
  2. Small in quantity or amount; meager:
Reserved and remote; either physically or emotionally distant
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  1. Reserved and remote; either physically or emotionally distant
  2. At a distance; removed
  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:
Minimally similar:
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  1. Minimally similar:
  2. Coming from or going to a distance:
  3. Cool in manner; aloof; reserved
(Informal) standoffish
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  1. (Informal) standoffish
  2. Aloof
  3. Inclined to be distant and reserved; 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. Kept in reserve; set apart for some purpose, person, etc.
  3. Designated as unavailable except for a certain purpose or user; kept in reserve:
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
(Zoology) Living alone or in pairs only:
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  1. (Zoology) Living alone or in pairs only:
  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 disposed to expressions of feeling; reserved.
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  1. Not disposed to expressions of feeling; reserved.
  2. Not demonstrative; giving little outward expression of feeling; restrained; reserved
  3. Not given to showing emotion or feelings; reserved or distant
  1. Introvert.
  2. Emotionally unresponsive or socially detached; introverted or aloof.
  3. Withdrawing within oneself; shy, reserved, introverted, etc.
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