the quality or state of being , distant, or reserved; indifference:
his girlfriend’s recent aloofness may be a sign that the relationship is over.
it is his aloofness that his audiences resent the most of all.
iconoclasts james huneker
she could scarcely endure the aloofness with which he had withdrawn into himself.
dust mr. and mrs. haldeman-julius
the death of her mother and the aloofness of her father had turned all her ardors back upon herself.
the precipice elia wilkinson peattie
too long had he cultivated reticence, aloofness, and moroseness.
white fang jack london
catherine listened to the new-comer, and gave him his tea, with an aloofness of manner which was not lost on langham.
robert elsmere mrs. humphry ward
there is a kind of aloofness in strong men at great moments.
the manxman hall caine
she loved him, veiling the depth in her vagueness, her aloofness, her indulgent irony.
christmas roses and other stories anne douglas sedgwick
he was hurt by the sight of his own life, which ought to have been a masterpiece of aloofness.
victory joseph conrad
she received him with a smile of welcome, and yet there was a suggestion of aloofness in her demeanour.
the everlasting arms joseph hocking
doubtless a policy of aloofness was long the safe policy for us.
the ethics of coperation james hayden tufts
at a distance, especially in feeling or interest; apart: they always stood aloof from their cl-ssmates. reserved or reticent; indifferent; disinterested: because of his shyness, he had the reputation of being aloof. historical examples aloofly though the deanite lives, he is not altogether an unsocial being. lippincott’s magazine, december, 1885 various aubrey inquired, aloofly interested […]
a daughter of cercyon who was raped by poseidon and bore a son, hippothous. historical examples he also defeated at alope the locrians that had -ssembled to resist him. the history of the peloponnesian war thucydides on the whole also they favour the view that ‘alope’ is the phthiotic alope. the heroic age h. munro […]
- Alopecia areata
loss of hair in circ-mscribed patches. historical examples alopecia areata, on the other hand, affects both s-xes with equal frequency, but affects them at different ages. the s-xual life of the child albert moll alopecia areata and morphœa have been observed -ssociated with it. essentials of diseases of the skin henry weightman stelwagon alopecia areata […]
- Alopecia capitis totalis
alopecia capitis totalis alopecia capitis totalis alopecia cap·i·tis to·ta·lis (cāp’ĭ-tĭs tō-tā’lĭs) n. progressive loss of scalp hair.
- Alopecia hereditaria
alopecia hereditaria alopecia hereditaria alopecia he·red·i·tar·i·a (hə-rěd’ĭ-târ’ē-ə) n. a hereditary condition in which hair loss usually occurs because of androgen stimulation. also called male pattern alopecia, patterned alopecia.