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English definition of “distantly”

distantly

adverb (NOT FRIENDLY)    /ˈdɪs.tənt.li/
in an unfriendly way, showing no emotion: Sam smiled distantly.Not being friendlyNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot showing or feeling emotionsControlling emotions
(Definition of distantly adverb (NOT FRIENDLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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