It is his aloofness that his audiences resent the most of all.
She could scarcely endure the aloofness with which he had withdrawn into himself.
The death of her mother and the aloofness of her father had turned all her ardors back upon herself.
Too long had he cultivated reticence, aloofness, and moroseness.
Catherine listened to the new-comer, and gave him his tea, with an aloofness of manner which was not lost on Langham.
There is a kind of aloofness in strong men at great moments.
She loved him, veiling the depth in her vagueness, her aloofness, her indulgent irony.
He was hurt by the sight of his own life, which ought to have been a masterpiece of aloofness.
She received him with a smile of welcome, and yet there was a suggestion of aloofness in her demeanour.
Doubtless a policy of aloofness was long the safe policy for us.