Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Very distant; remote.
  • adjective Abstracted; dreamy.

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  • adjective distant

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  • adjective far removed mentally
  • adjective very far away in space or time

Etymologies

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far + away

Examples

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