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personal space

the variable and subjective distance at which one person feels comfortable talking to another.
Also called personal distance. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The third is to create a personal space of invention in a virtual environment.
  • Obsession with personal space and privacy is rising.
  • It seems that these behavioral distinctions are best adopted for people living in dense populations with little personal space.
  • Conversation in a full elevator encroaches on the personal space of other riders, which is already greatly reduced.
  • Most of them appeared to be snoozing contentedly despite the utter lack of privacy or personal space.
  • Be prepared for an invasion of your personal space on the crowded cars.
  • But after his second birthday, he started biting anyone who came into his personal space.
  • They maintain personal space even when inside the bubble net, making them more elusive targets.
  • There is no personal space and there are no luxuries.
  • But living in space for many years changes the way people use their space, their personal space.

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