There was nothing remotely friendly or soft about Charles.
How many times have any of us been involved in an event remotely exciting?
He hadn't been attacked by anything remotely human or animal.
He seemed immune to most emotions remotely human.
On the outbreak of the French Revolution the king and queen were not at first hostile to the new movement; but after the fall of the French monarchy they became violently opposed to it, and in 1793 joined the first coalition against France, instituting severe persecutions against all who were remotely suspected of French sympathies.