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aloof
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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socially distant or uninterested in something that interests others — often thinking oneself superior to others
  • Miss puny little Edy's countenance fell to no slight extent and Gerty could see by her looking as black as thunder that she was simply in a towering rage though she hid it, the little kinnatt, because that shaft had struck home for her petty jealousy and they both knew that she was something aloof, apart, in another sphere, that she was not of them and never would be and there was somebody else too that knew it and saw it so they could put that in their pipe and smoke it.
    Episode 13 — Nausicca (45% in)

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