Synonyms of distant


1. distant (vs. close), deep, extreme, far-flung, long-distance, nonadjacent, out-of-town, yonder, yon, far

usage: separated in space or coming from or going to a distance; "distant villages"; "the sound of distant traffic"; "a distant sound"; "a distant telephone call"

2. distant (vs. close), remote, faraway, loosely knit, removed(predicate), ulterior

usage: far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship ; "a distant cousin"; "a remote relative"; "a distant likeness"; "considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics"

3. aloof, distant, upstage, reserved (vs. unreserved)

usage: remote in manner; "stood apart with aloof dignity"; "a distant smile"; "he was upstage with strangers"

4. distant, remote, removed, far (vs. near)

usage: separate or apart in time; "distant events"; "the remote past or future"

5. distant, remote, far (vs. near)

usage: located far away spatially; "distant lands"; "remote stars"

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Definition and meaning of distant (Dictionary)