Antonyms for aloofness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-loof-nis
Phonetic Transcription : əˈluf nɪs

Definition of aloofness

  • noun detachment
Example sentences :
  • Then she faced the lawyer again, with an aloofness of manner that was contemptuous.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • She could scarcely endure the aloofness with which he had withdrawn into himself.
  • Extract from : « Dust » by Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
  • Too long had he cultivated reticence, aloofness, and moroseness.
  • Extract from : « White Fang » by Jack London
  • There is a kind of aloofness in strong men at great moments.
  • Extract from : « The Manxman » by Hall Caine
  • Helen's sadness, her composure, her aloofness, engaged his imagination.
  • Extract from : « They of the High Trails » by Hamlin Garland
  • He was hurt by the sight of his own life, which ought to have been a masterpiece of aloofness.
  • Extract from : « Victory » by Joseph Conrad
  • Doubtless a policy of aloofness was long the safe policy for us.
  • Extract from : « The Ethics of Coperation » by James Hayden Tufts
  • She was a little piqued at his unexpected attitude of aloofness.
  • Extract from : « All Roads Lead to Calvary » by Jerome K. Jerome
  • Then she realised that this was a step down from her pedestal of aloofness, and was silent again.
  • Extract from : « The Right Stuff » by Ian Hay
  • Your aloofness, your indifference only spurs me, only adds to the acuteness of my desire.
  • Extract from : « The Mask » by Arthur Hornblow

Synonyms for aloofness

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