Example sentences for: aloofness

How can you use “aloofness” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • People called each other by their first name; there was laughing, joking, and none of the aloofness or self-importance of the kung fu class.

  • The actor sends up his own preening aloofness, and he has never been more emotionally exposed than when it dawns on him that his smug façade has been literally penetrated.

  • In Al Gore's case, the drubbing is for a slightly more vague constellation of qualities such as dullness, starchiness, aloofness, pomposity, condescension, privilege, and political klutziness.

  • This may account for a cool reserve, almost aloofness, that some read even into the architecture of the tall houses in the straight and narrow streets behind the port.

  • When the old man gets sick soon after her arrival, the daughter who missed her mother's funeral has a chance to make amends for a lifelong habit of aloofness.


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