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.

  • Margaret Carlson ( Capital Gang ) and Joe Klein say that Bradley's aloofness and condescension still hurt his popularity, and Klein predicts that if he is the Democratic nominee his Senate votes against the Gulf War and welfare reform will haunt him.

  • 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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