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aloof

adjective
 
 
/əˈluːf/
NOT FRIENDLY not friendly, especially because you think you are better than other people: He seems arrogant and aloof.Not being friendlyNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviour
NOT INVOLVED not involved in something: He tried to remain aloof from family arguments.Not being friendlyNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviour
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