faraway

Something that's distant from you is faraway. Your faraway pen pal's letters might take over a week to arrive in your mailbox.

You can describe something that's far off or removed from you with the adjective faraway — and you can also use it for things that only feel distant, or that happened a long time ago. Your faraway childhood or the faraway history of your town's oldest building are a couple of examples. This word can also be correctly spelled with a hyphen, far-away, or as two words, far away.

Definitions of faraway
  1. adjective
    very far away in space or time
    faraway mountains”
    “the faraway future”
    synonyms: far-off
    far
    located at a great distance in time or space or degree
  2. adjective
    far removed mentally
    “a faraway (or distant) look in her eyes”
    Synonyms:
    distant, remote
    far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship
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