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Definition of 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.
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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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