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aloof
used in Anna Karenina

3 uses
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Definition
socially distant or uninterested in something that interests others — often thinking oneself superior to others
  • And how aloof and remote from him she had become now!
    Part One (42% in)
  • Oblonsky had more than once experienced this extreme sense of aloofness, instead of intimacy, coming on after dinner, and he knew what to do in such cases.
    Part One (36% in)
  • With my brother there will be none of that aloofness there always used to be between us, there will be no disputes; with Kitty there shall never be quarrels; with the visitor, whoever he may be, I will be friendly and nice; with the servants, with Ivan, it will all be different.
    Part Eight (66% in)

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