Aloofness in a sentence

Definition of Aloofness

The state of being aloof

Short Example Sentence for Aloofness

  • 1. Nor was it an aloofness that would pass.
  • 2. Her silence and aloofness were his answer.
  • 3. Somehow his cool aloofness daunted me a bit.
  • 4. I thought that his aloofness puzzled rather than hurt her.
  • 5. And he resented the cold aloofness of the scientist before him.
  • 6. Neither yields that sense of aloofness which stirs melancholy.
  • 7. The Satyrus tradition puts it down to his personal aloofness and austerity.
  • 8. But he had pushed her away, as his aloofness had pushed Anne.
  • 9. The aloofness from the city's turmoil of the London parks is wonderful.

How to use Aloofness in a Sentence?

  • 1. They are subjective only as they express the aloofness of the scientific observer.
  • 2. But this sentiment of personal aloofness led at once to a division of experience.
  • 3. But she held herself with such a quiet aloofness that his victory was a barren one.
  • 4. The chief received them with disdainful aloofness which amounted almost to contempt.
  • 5. So science, the looking of science, means real aloofness and real disfiguration.
  • 6. Even the silence of the village, its aloofness from the world, became hateful to Maurice.
  • 7. The intimacy of the hour and the scene emphasized the more the punctilious aloofness of this enforced companionship.
  • 8. Greatness is more often attributed to outward aloofness and inactivity than to busy participation in the execution of a plot.
  • 9. Time and time again we had been tempted to explore it, but there was a sinister aloofness about it that had hitherto repelled us.
  • 10. We could bring to its unraveling little of the scholarly aloofness and academic calm of most white universities.
  • 11. In the aloofness of his meditation he escapes the cloud of opinion and prejudice that obscures the vision of the common man.
  • 12. The keenness of this pursuit saved him from the blemish of egoism which aloofness from his surroundings would otherwise have forced upon him.
  • 13. He was not eager to talk with his neighbors about that episode at the post-office, but their aloofness filled him with uneasiness.
  • 14. Dante played his part valiantly on the battle-field, then returned to wonderful aloofness from the strife of factions.
  • 15. With the cold aloofness of one who feels it more dignified to submit than to struggle, she allowed him to assist her in landing.
  • 16. Clearly, if we are to build up a united and wholesome national life, such attitudes of aloofness as have persisted will have to be abandoned.
  • 17. Would her beautiful sister finally yield to his very evident admiration, or would she still keep that barrier of aloofness against him?
  • 18. He had sensed in her to-night that aerial aloofness he had felt when he blocked old Adam out from his dream of love.
  • 19. Her aloofness was still evident enough, but she carried herself with confidence, and with a sort of languid, graceful ease.
  • 20. The aloofness of class is a potent cause of misunderstanding, but Art knows nothing of social distinctions.
  • 21. There was a curious air of aloofness about Ida with regard to her baby, and something which gave the impression of wistfulness.
  • 22. Such an involvement would at once lessen a present large asset in China, aloofness from internal intrigues and struggles.
  • 23. He had a pale wife, disliked because of her neatly-kept clothes, her exceeding use of soap and water, her aloofness from gossip.
  • 24. Moreover, the sense of their aloofness from the world had taken a firmer hold on him, and it drew him and Dorothy nearer and nearer together.
  • 25. Complaints of the aloofness of the British civilian very seldom proceed either from Indians of the upper classes or from the humbler folk.
  • 26. First of all there was a certain humble aloofness in his attitude which troubled her, but more significant still was his confessed departure from his ideals.
  • 27. He fancied sometimes that her fingers rested more softly in his, that the chill aloofness of her demeanor had been more than once on the point of being raised.
  • 28. He wanted to tell her that he had been among that group kneeling in repentance, that he was a sinner saved by grace; but there was an aloofness about her that kept him from going further.
  • 29. In her diary she entered the profound thoughts suggested to her active intelligence by her observation of events in themselves insignificant, and analysed with cool aloofness the working of her mind.
  • 30. Herrick was such a steady old chap, from him radiated such uncomplaining patience, about him was such aloofness concerning his private affairs, that to speak to him on personal matters was difficult.
  • 31. From dreams of aloofness and ineffable superiority, America comes round very rapidly to a conception of an active participation in the difficult business of statecraft.