aloofness

[ uh-loof-nis ]SEE DEFINITION OF aloofness

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ALOOFNESS

Then she faced the lawyer again, with an aloofness of manner that was contemptuous.

She could scarcely endure the aloofness with which he had withdrawn into himself.

Too long had he cultivated reticence, aloofness, and moroseness.

There is a kind of aloofness in strong men at great moments.

Helen's sadness, her composure, her aloofness, engaged his imagination.

He was hurt by the sight of his own life, which ought to have been a masterpiece of aloofness.

Doubtless a policy of aloofness was long the safe policy for us.

She was a little piqued at his unexpected attitude of aloofness.

Then she realised that this was a step down from her pedestal of aloofness, and was silent again.

Your aloofness, your indifference only spurs me, only adds to the acuteness of my desire.

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