Distance noun - The space or amount of space between two points, lines, surfaces, or objects.
Reserve is a synonym for distance in aloofness topic. In some cases you can use "Reserve" instead a noun "Distance".
Reserve noun - The checking of one's true feelings and impulses when dealing with others.
Usage example: the salesclerk showed great reserve in dealing with the unreasonable demands of the angry customer
Distance is a synonym for reserve in uncommunicativeness topic. Sometimes you can use "Distance" instead a noun "Reserve".
How words are described
|emotional||emotional distance||emotional reserve|
|good||good distance||good reserve|
|full||full distance||full reserve|
|total||total distance||total reserve|
|Other adjectives: infinite, proper, small, entire, massive, large, big, huge, limited, extra, significant, vast, greater, remaining, bigger, shortest.|
Both words in one sentence
- Not the case with Horatio Hornblower, who attempts to maintain proper distance and reserve between himself and his crew.
Source: A Father To His Men / Literature
- In Going the Distance, the main character is playing an old Centipede arcade machine properly, even correctly using the classic 80s "put a quarter on the machine console to reserve my turn" arcade etiquette.
Source: Pac-Man Fever
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