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aloof (adj) to keep away from others; not mixing freely with others; uninterested in others.

If you do not mix with others, you keep aloof from others. A person who remains aloof does not move with others, is very reserved, and is not so friendly with others. The reason may be either shyness or a feeling of superiority.

  • Pearson Smith could not become a popular leader, in spite of his integrity, mainly because he kept aloof from others.
  • Bill, by nature is shy, whereas his sister is quite outgoing. So he remains aloof from others, whereas she enjoys their company.
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