Aloofness in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Aloofness

The state of being aloof

Short Example Sentences 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 Sentences?

  • 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. With the cold aloofness of one who feels it more dignified to submit than to struggle, she allowed him to assist her in landing. 🔊
  • 15. Dante played his part valiantly on the battle-field, then returned to wonderful aloofness from the strife of factions. 🔊
  • 16. Would her beautiful sister finally yield to his very evident admiration, or would she still keep that barrier of aloofness against him? 🔊
  • 17. 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. 🔊
  • 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. 🔊