Aloofness and Closeness


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Aloofness noun – A disposition to be distant and unsympathetic in manner.
Closeness is an antonym for aloofness.
Nearby Words: aloof, aloofly
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Closeness noun – The state of being in a very personal or private relationship.
Usage example: the closeness of their relationship was a matter of intense speculation among their coworkers

Aloofness is an antonym for closeness.
Nearby Words: close, closely, closer
Antonyms for Closeness
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