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Definition of the noun aloofness
What does aloofness mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: aloofnesses
- indifference by personal withdrawal
- a disposition to be distant and unsympathetic in manner
Alternative definition of the noun aloofness
- The state of being aloof
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Wisdom Dips (2002)
by Eddie Mallon
Aloofness is that unawareness and dreamy illusionary quality that is very distasteful to look at with the objective eye.
A Dog Is Listening (1993)
The Way Some of Our Closest Friends View Us by Roger A. Caras
Aloofness is the antithesis of easy, reassuring ...
Key Texts, 1919-1968 by John Durham Peters, Peter Simonson
The neighbor as a competitor has become the stranger, while the radio in its aloofness is the thing humanly near to the listener. It offers friends who are " wonderful and kind," and the listeners tend to forget that this kindness is designed to ...
Critical Essays by Margaret A. Simons
But for Beauvoir, aloofness is a historical act. Despite the desire to treat the present impartially, as if it were a moment of the past that we could contemplate, the present is the moment of choice, decision, and action lived through a project.
Industry Week (1908)
but they happen to be very important, and aloofness is a continual thorn in the side of the combined, firms. Pig Iron Market. Reports in regard to pig iron are a little inconsistent this week. In the midland ...
The Iron Trade Review (1908)
but they happen to be very important, and aloofness is a continual thorn in the side of the combined firms. Pig Iron Market. Reports in regard to pig iron are a little inconsistent this week. In the midland ...
Similes Dictionary (2013)
by Elyse Sommer
ALOOFNESS. See: PERSONAL TRAITS, RESERVE. <. AMAZEMENT. See: SURPRISE < AMBITION See Also: PURPOSEFULNESS Ambition...
SIMILIES DICTIONARY Aloofness THE SIMILES.
by Fenwick W. English
Also included were four subscales for the principal as a leader: aloofness ( principal acts formal and impersonal), production emphasis (supervises teachers closely), thrust (sets an example by working hard), and consideration (enhances ...
by Robert Jean Campbell
By some, it is used to refer to a personality type characterized by shyness, sensitivity, aloofness, introversion, etc. It has been used by others to refer to any kind of psychiatric disorder that is not schizophrenia that occurs in family members of ...
by Carl Skutsch
The subsequent aloofness maintained by the British in India ...
A Dictionary of Discriminated Synonyms with Antonyms and Analogous and Contrasted Words by Merriam-Webster, Inc
Aloof and especially its derivative aloofness stress indifference that is the natural result offeeling apart or at ...
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Scrabble value of A1L1O1O1F4N1E1S1S1
The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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