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Definition of Distant

Distant

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

Distant Quotations

Youth is the spirit of adventure and awakening. It is a time of physical emerging when the body attains the vigor and good health that may ignore the caution of temperance. Youth is a period of timelessness when the horizons of age seem too distant to be noticed.
Ezra Taft Benson

Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.
Washington Irving

All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
Brian Tracy

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are. - John Burroughs
The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are.
John Burroughs
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Distant Translations

distant in Afrikaans is ver
distant in Dutch is ververwijderd, ver, verwijderd
distant in French is distant, vaste
distant in German is abstehend
distant in Italian is distante, vasto
distant in Norwegian is fjern
distant in Portuguese is distante
distant in Spanish is lejano, distante, vasto
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