Synonyms for distant
- a piece
- arm's length
- beyond range
- far back
- in the background
- in the boonies
- in the distance
- in the sticks
- middle of nowhere
- not home
- out of earshot
- out of range
- out of reach
- wide of
Antonyms for distant
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISTANT
The ball of red fire in the west was half below the rim of the distant peak.
It is not your privilege as a nation to speak of a distant past.
At Nicolosi their rest was disturbed by the distant booming of the mountain.
Nor will I, but by distant civilities, return the compliments of any of my acquaintances.
The distant sound of a church-clock is borne faintly on the wind.
He saw them laughing, flushed, silhouetted against the green, distant trees.
The distant, the unattainable, is all I think or care about!
So, even here, on this quiet street in this distant city, there was to be no peace.
From the work-room came the distant hum of a sewing-machine and the sound of voices.
Do not disturb the prestige which belongs to a distant and unfamiliar power.
late 14c., from Old French distant (14c.), from Latin distantem (nominative distans), present participle of distare "to stand apart, be remote" (see distance (n.)). Related: Distantly.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DISTANT
- cold fish
- laid back
- lone wolf
- on ice
- putting on airs
- stuck up