Definition Of distant
(of a person) not intimate; cool or reserved.
his children found him strangely distant
far away in space or time.
distant parts of the world
Example Of distant
A number of colonies had been established in the distant Besalius sector of space.
Aislinn nodded gravely, her eyes momentarily taking on a distant light.
An elderly couple holiday with their two sons, but something is clearly amiss; the mother is distant and surly, ignoring everything around her.
And many of the photo studios used the backs of the photos as advertising space for a mysteriously distant Philadelphia.
Anjali Sircar, tired of room hunting, asked her distant cousin, Yash, to pretend to be her fiancé and wangled a single room at Khar.