Antonyms for aloofness
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : uh-loof-nis|
|Phonetic Transcription : əˈluf nɪs|
Definition of aloofness
- noun detachment
- 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- She could scarcely endure the aloofness with which he had withdrawn into himself.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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