remoteness


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Synonyms for remoteness

the fact or condition of being far removed or apart

dissociation from one's surroundings or worldly affairs

Synonyms for remoteness

the property of being remote

a disposition to be distant and unsympathetic in manner

References in classic literature ?
But neither did; and I remained, every fear of indiscretion lost in the sense of my enormous remoteness from their captivity within the sombre horizon of Russian problems, the boundary of their eyes, of their feelings--the prison of their souls.
It had been built by an earlier settler, and abandoned, because the soil about it was too sterile for cultivation, while its comparative remoteness put it out of the sphere of that social activity which already marked the habits of the emigrants.
A feature of the feeling, however, is a deep sense of contentment; another feature of it is a buoyant, boyish gladness; and a third and very conspicuous feature of it is one's sense of the remoteness of the work-day world and his entire emancipation from it and its affairs.
She was back from the remoteness of her meditation, very much so indeed.
The date, I may thus say, in regard to the remoteness of its antiquity, cannot be less than any assignable quantity whatsoever.
But when the several nations of Europe had acquired distinct though rude written languages of their own, sufficient for the purposes of their rising literatures, then first learning revived, and scholars were enabled to discern from that remoteness the treasures of antiquity.
At the spring, the horses were turned loose, as has been seen; and, notwithstanding the remoteness and length of their trail, the artifices already named were resorted to, in order to cut off every clue to their place of retreat.
The Republic has reported that the automaker is likely to have been attracted by the site's remoteness.
It's a majestically clean and beautiful landscape, chosen presumably because its remoteness denies the walkers access to the internet.
Contract notice: Monitoring system by telematic means of measures and penalties of remoteness in the matter of gender violence.
The news story further stated that main vulnerabilities pertaining to water crises, health care and remoteness were the most crucial factor and the parents complained of lack of facilities at hospitals.
Surprisingly, they also pose grave danger to wildlife officers due to the remoteness of their crimes, firearm ubiquity in rural America, and the fact that the officers often work alone.
The reconciliation came after a 35 year period of remoteness and divergence that should be terminated once and for all," said Geagea.
But Tallack discovers that those who accept the constraints of geographical remoteness engage with their environment in a way that city dwellers don't; engage, too, with each other--here, a sense of community is not really optional: remoteness has exposed human vulnerability, and 'any other way of living would be destructive'.
He said another 12 people are believed to be missing but details were sketchy because of the remoteness of the area.