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faraway

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Pronunciation: /ˈfɑːrəweɪ
 
, fɑːrəˈweɪ
 
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Definition of faraway in English:

adjective

1Distant in space or time: exotic and faraway locations
More example sentences
  • He hears of men going to wars, but it is always a distant thing in a faraway place for him.
  • While working full-time at the BBC, I spent about four years flying to quite faraway places to film on location.
  • Golf is a game of wide open spaces and, increasingly, faraway places.
Synonyms
remote, out of the way, far flung, far removed, outlying, obscure, isolated, secluded, cut off, off the beaten track, in the back of beyond, in the middle of nowhere
1.1Seeming remote from one’s immediate surroundings: she had a faraway look in her eyes
More example sentences
  • The majority of dancers, in an attempt to obscure the reality, push this theme to some faraway corner of the brain.
  • Perhaps he spoke to me, perhaps not, everything sounded distant and faraway.
  • Jim stared at it a long moment, his eyes taking on a faraway, distant look.
Synonyms
dreamy, daydreaming, abstracted, absent-minded, distracted, preoccupied, absorbed, engrossed, vague, lost in thought, somewhere else, not there, not with us, in a world of one's own, with one's head in the clouds
informal miles away

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