What does the word distant mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Distantly.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Reserved; formal.

Usage examples for distant

  1. " 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 – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. 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 by Harold B. Hunting