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Meaning of distant

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: separated in space or coming from or going to a distance;
             "distant villages"; "the sound of distant traffic"; "a
             distant sound"; "a distant telephone call" [ant: {close}]
      2: far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship ; "a
         distant cousin"; "a remote relative"; "a distant likeness";
         "considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics"
         [syn: {distant}, {remote}] [ant: {close}]
      3: remote in manner; "stood apart with aloof dignity"; "a
         distant smile"; "he was upstage with strangers" [syn:
         {aloof}, {distant}, {upstage}]
      4: separate or apart in time; "distant events"; "the remote past
         or future" [syn: {distant}, {remote}, {removed}]
      5: located far away spatially; "distant lands"; "remote stars"
         [syn: {distant}, {remote}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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