1. distant

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


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


  • close
  • colorless
  • exoteric
  • small

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Rhymes 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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Sentences with distant

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

Quotes about 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.


  • ulterior
  • loosely knit
  • faraway
  • remote


  • little
  • mild
  • narrow
  • superficial

3. distant

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


  • far
  • remote


  • explicable
  • natural elevation
  • high

4. distant

adjective. ['ˈdɪstənt'] remote in manner.


  • aloof
  • upstage


  • thin
  • artless
  • end

5. distant

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


  • remote


  • fathomable
  • shallow