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Meaning of ALOOFNESS

Pronunciation:  u'loofnes

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a disposition to be distant and unsympathetic in manner
  2. [n]  indifference by personal withdrawal; "emotional distance"
 

ALOOFNESS is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: distance, remoteness, standoffishness, withdrawnness
 
 See Also: indifference, unapproachability, unsociability, unsociableness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*loof"ness\, n.
State of being aloof. --Rogers (1642).

      The . . . aloofness of his dim forest life. --Thoreau.

 

 

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