The remoteness of the area has been both its curse and its blessing throughout history.
The remoteness, the coolness, the lecturing style is now a liability.
The more monolithic bureaucracies became, Gowers felt, the more they reinforced their remoteness by using impenetrable language.
But I think there's another factor at play in the psychology of drones: their remoteness.
Craig, eyeing his bride covertly, had a sense of her remoteness, her unattainability.
The remoteness of the situation gave the very boldness of his plan feasibility.
Such a style as this would suffice to make any book interesting, in spite of the remoteness of the subject.
The origin of this family fades away in the remoteness of antiquity.
There is no place in our domain to-day which fairly may be compared to it for isolation and remoteness.
The remoteness of the locality would have robbed the statement of all interest.
mid-15c., from Middle French remot or directly from Latin remotus "afar off, remote, distant in place," past participle of removere "move back or away" (see remove (v.)). Related: Remotely; remoteness. Remote control "fact of controlling from a distance" is recorded from 1904; as a device which allows this from 1920.