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aloof
used in Moby Dick

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socially distant or uninterested in something that interests others — often thinking oneself superior to others
  • I observed, however, that one of them held somewhat aloof, and though he seemed desirous not to spoil the hilarity of his shipmates by his own sober face, yet upon the whole he refrained from making as much noise as the rest.
    Chapters 1-3 -- Loomings; The Carpet-Bag; The Spouter-Inn (56% in)

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