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1. distant

adjective. ['ˈdɪstənt'] separated in space or coming from or going to a distance.

Synonyms

  • yon
  • long-distance
  • far-flung
  • yonder
  • out-of-town
  • extreme
  • distance
  • nonadjacent
  • far

Antonyms

  • close
  • colorless
  • exoteric
  • small

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Words that Rhyme with Distant

  • self-consistent
  • nonexistent
  • inconsistent
  • consistent
  • resistant
  • persistent
  • insistent
  • existent
  • assistant

How do you pronounce distant?

Pronounce distant as ˈdɪstənt.

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Example sentences of the word distant


1. Adjective
For example, the handlebars may be too distant from your body or too close.

Quotes containing the word distant


1. Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal shown, and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life, we pass and speak one another, only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

2. I think of art, at its most significant, as a DEW line, a Distant Early Warning system that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen to it.
- Marshall McLuhan

3. It is sound judgment to hope that in the not too distant future we shall be competent to understand so simple a thing as a star.
- Arthur Eddington

2. distant

adjective. ['ˈdɪstənt'] far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship.

Synonyms

  • ulterior
  • loosely knit
  • faraway
  • remote

Antonyms

  • little
  • mild
  • narrow
  • superficial

3. distant

adjective. ['ˈdɪstənt'] separate or apart in time.

Synonyms

  • far
  • remote

Antonyms

  • explicable
  • natural elevation
  • high

4. distant

adjective. ['ˈdɪstənt'] remote in manner.

Synonyms

  • aloof
  • upstage

Antonyms

  • thin
  • artless
  • end

5. distant

adjective. ['ˈdɪstənt'] located far away spatially.

Synonyms

  • remote

Antonyms

  • fathomable
  • shallow
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