Aloof is a word that is often used to describe Virgos in general, and the males of this sign can turn "aloofness" into an art form.
Rottweilers are a popular breed thanks to their combination of noble aloofness, intelligence and irresistible clownish behavior.
Look for dilated pupils, slurred speech, red eyes, and a general sense of aloofness.
Valdemar's worst faults were a certain aloofness and taciturnity.
Besides a feeling of aloofness from everybody Natasha was feeling a special estrangement from the members of her own family.
At the age of seven Newman was sent to a private school conducted by Dr Nicholas at Ealing, where he was distinguished by diligence and good conduct, as also by a certain shyness and aloofness, taking no part in the school games.
The same ascetic effort to attain by aloofness from the body a pure receptivity for supernatural influences, is exhibited in Neo-Pythagoreanism.
The aloofness and sulkiness of the aristocrats and landed proprietors he deeply deplored.
In property succession there is a feeling of tribal aloofness which would not be favourable to a central authority; and in fact the legal machinery is rude, and the carrying out of the law depends not so much upon courts and officials as upon religious considerations.