Sentence for aloof | Use aloof in a sentence

Sentences using the word aloof. The sentences below are ordered by length from shorter and easier to longer and more complex. They use aloof in a sentence, providing visitors a sentence for aloof.

  • Wilfrid held aloof. (10)
  • Her feelings were aloof. (10)
  • Laxley, however, held aloof. (10)
  • Grief held aloof as much as joy. (10)
  • Grief held aloof as much as joy. (22)
  • The officer bowed, but kept aloof. (10)
  • I assure you I hold entirely aloof. (10)
  • We who stand aloof admire stupidly. (10)
  • Rose praised him like one forever aloof from him. (10)
  • Conning remained in the room, keeping distinctly aloof. (10)
  • He could have reproached her justly; why had he held aloof? (10)
  • Merthyr kept aloof until the heavy door rolled a long dull sound. (10)
  • She kept aloof from the servants, and neither man nor maid molested her. (5)
  • That is often the case with things that I have held aloof from indefinitely. (9)
  • It seeks to withdraw itself, to stand aloof; to be distinguished, and not to be identified. (9)
  • His sisters, weeping for their father and holding aloof from his ashes, Evan swept from his mind. (10)
  • Those who had held aloof from the young couple in their happy hours now drew near in their misfortune. (5)
  • Among those composers who have stood somewhat aloof from the new school, =Franchetti= is the most noteworthy. (3)
  • Forever it hovers and poises Aloof in the moonlit air; As light as mist from the rapids, As heavy as nightmare. (9)
  • They say she has an incommunicable charm, accounting for the price he puts on her now she holds aloof and he misses it. (10)
  • He tried to engage them in the tally which began to be general in the excitement of having touched land; but they shyly held aloof. (9)
  • She often found herself in talk with them, and was amused to note that she was the only Bostonian whom they did not keep aloof from. (9)
  • Alone, the Restaurant Bretagne, neat, daintily painted, with its blue tubs and the dwarf trees therein, retained an aloof and Frenchified self-respect. (8)

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Definition of aloof:

  • aloof, a-lf’, adv. at a distance: apart. | n. aloof’ness, withdrawal from common action or sympathy. (0)

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