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Distant meaning

distant - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. Separated; having an intervening space; at a distance; away.
  2. 2. Reserved or repelling in manners; cold; not cordial; somewhat haughty; as, a distant manner.
  3. 3. Indistinct; faint; obscure, as from distance.
  4. 4. Not conformable; discrepant; repugnant; as, a practice so widely distant from Christianity.
  5. 5. Far separated; far off; not near; remote; - in place, time, consanguinity, or connection; as, distant times; distant relatives.
  6. 6. Remote; far; indistinct; reserved.

distant - examples of usage

  1. They themselves will then take to flight, and seek some distant place of security. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. But the war had made the prospect a distant one. - "The Rough Road", William John Locke.
  3. He told me where he lived, so many miles distant, but he said he had been told not to come until it was dark. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
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