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REMOTENESS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does remoteness mean? 

REMOTENESS (noun)
  The noun REMOTENESS has 2 senses:

1. the property of being remote
2. a disposition to be distant and unsympathetic in manner

  Familiarity information: REMOTENESS used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


REMOTENESS (noun)


Sense 1remoteness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The property of being remote

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

farawayness; farness; remoteness

Hypernyms ("remoteness" is a kind of...):

distance (the property created by the space between two objects or points)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "remoteness"):

far cry (distance estimated in terms of the audibility of a cry)


Sense 2remoteness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A disposition to be distant and unsympathetic in manner

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

standoffishness; withdrawnness; aloofness; remoteness

Hypernyms ("remoteness" is a kind of...):

unsociability; unsociableness (an unsociable disposition; avoiding friendship or companionship)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "remoteness"):

unapproachability (a disposition to be unapproachable; unfriendly and inaccessible)


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