Definition of remoteness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//rɪˈməʊtnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmoʊtnəs//
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  1. 1the fact of being very far away from places where other people live synonym isolation (1) the geographical remoteness of the island
  2. 2remoteness (of something) (from something) the fact of being very different from something the increasing remoteness of the development of science from everyday life
  3. 3behaviour that is not friendly and shows no interest in other people synonym aloofness His remoteness made her feel unloved.