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aloofness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aloofness  \A*loof"ness\,  n. 
  State  of  being  aloof.  --Rogers  (1642). 
 
  The  .  .  .  aloofness  of  his  dim  forest  life.  --Thoreau. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aloofness 
  n  1:  indifference  by  personal  withdrawal;  "emotional  distance" 
  [syn:  {distance}] 
  2:  a  disposition  to  be  distant  and  unsympathetic  in  manner 
  [syn:  {remoteness},  {standoffishness},  {withdrawnness}] 




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