Sentence Examples


  • Valdemar's worst faults were a certain aloofness and taciturnity.
  • In property succession there is a feeling of tribal aloofness which would not be favourable to a central authority; and in fact the legal machinery is rude, and the carrying out of the law depends not so much upon courts and officials as upon religious considerations.
  • The aloofness and sulkiness of the aristocrats and landed proprietors he deeply deplored.
  • The same ascetic effort to attain by aloofness from the body a pure receptivity for supernatural influences, is exhibited in Neo-Pythagoreanism.
  • Besides a feeling of aloofness from everybody Natasha was feeling a special estrangement from the members of her own family.

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