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distant

US [ˈdɪstənt]
UK ['dɪstənt]
  • adj.遥远的;远处的;久远的;不相似的
  • Web疏远的;在远处的;远方
Distant
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adj.
1.
遥远的;远处的;久远的far away in space or time
the distant sound of music
远处的音乐声
distant stars/planets
遥远的恒星╱行星
The time we spent together is now a distant memory.
我们一起度过的时光现已成为久远的记忆。
The airport was about 20 kilometres distant.
机场在大约 20 公里远的地方。
a star 30 000 light years distant from the Earth
离地球 3 万光年远的恒星
Peace was just a distant hope(= not very likely) .
和平只是遥不可及的希望而已。
2.
~ (from sth)
不相似的;不同的not like sth else
Their life seemed utterly distant from his own.
他们的生活与他自己的生活似乎完全不同。
3.
[obn]
远亲的;远房的related to you but not closely
a distant cousin/aunt/relative
远房堂兄弟╱姑母╱亲戚
4.
不友好的;冷淡的;疏远的not friendly; not wanting a close relationship with sb
Pat sounded very cold and distant on the phone.
从电话里听起来帕特非常冷淡和疏远。
5.
心不在焉的;恍惚的;出神的not paying attention to sth but thinking about sth completely different
There was a distant look in her eyes; her mind was obviously on something else.
她眼神恍惚,显然心里在想着别的什么事儿。

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