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NOUN (2)

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