Definition of distantiate in English:

distantiate

Line breaks: dis|tan¦ti|ate
Pronunciation: /dɪˈstanʃɪeɪt/

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verb

[with object]
  • Set or keep (something) at a distance, especially mentally: Austen’s aesthetic forms distantiate ideology

Derivatives

distantiation

noun

Origin

1940s: based on Latin distantia 'distance'.

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