Search Result for "aloofness":
1. indifference by personal withdrawal;
- Example: "emotional distance"
[syn: distance, aloofness]
2. a disposition to be distant and unsympathetic in manner;
[syn: aloofness, remoteness, standoffishness, withdrawnness]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Aloofness \A*loof"ness\, n. State of being aloof. --Rogers (1642). [1913 Webster] The . . . aloofness of his dim forest life. --Thoreau. [1913 Webster] Alopecy