Aloof
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Aloof [uh-loof]

ADJECTIVE, ADVERB

Adjective

  • Reserved.
  • Indifferent.
  • Physically or emotionally distant.
  • Relating to someone not getting involved in something.

Adverb

  • At a distance in feeling, view or interest.
Example

"He always stood aloof from the other family members."

"He has a reputation of being aloof."

Synonyms

Adjective: Detached, Distant, Haughty, Indifferent, Antisocial, Frosty, Unsociable, Clinical, Reticent, Misanthropic, Diffident

Antonyms

Adjective: Compassionate, Responsive, Friendly, Kind, Interested, Sympathetic, Concerned, Warm, Cordial, Affable

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