aloofness

[uh-loof-nis]
noun
the quality or state of being distant, cold, or uninterested; an appearance of being above the fray; indifference: Some pundits think the president's aloofness has diminished his ability to connect with the electorate.

Origin:
aloof + -ness

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aloof (əˈluːf)
 
adj
distant, unsympathetic, or supercilious in manner, attitude, or feeling
 
[C16: from a-1 + loof, a variant of luff]
 
a'loofly
 
adv
 
a'loofness
 
n

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Example sentences
His aloofness makes him a curiosity in a government with a populist style.
There lack of empathy and tendency toward aloofness results from defense of the
  ego.
To a less paranoid audience, his affect comes across as aloofness or
  ambivalence.
But there are also great paintings that take time to win us over and have a
  built-in, minutely calculated aloofness.
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