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Definition of "distantly" [dis•tant•ly]

  • In a distant manner. (adverb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "distantly" in a sentence
  • "Sort of ironically or sarcastically polite, or just plain distantly polite, depending on your mood. sergiogomez"
  • ""Genes that behave similarly in distantly related animals are more likely to have an important function that has been retained over the course of evolution.""
  • "The key word here is "distantly" -- a Cobbe cousin married the 3rd Earl's great-grand-daughter."
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