distant

Part of speech: adverb

Distantly.

Part of speech: adjective

Separated in space or time; remote; indistinct.

Part of speech: adjective

Reserved; formal.

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Usage examples "distant":

  1. One day while she was doing this she heard the distant sound of a piano above her. - "The Way of Ambition", Robert Hichens.
  2. " That abbe," she said, " is a distant relative. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
  3. All the most intelligent people in the country were being led to a distant land, from which most of them would probably never return. - "Hebrew Life and Times", Harold B. Hunting.