faraway


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far·a·way

 (fär′ə-wā′)
adj.
1. Very distant; remote.
2. Abstracted; dreamy: a faraway look.

faraway

(ˈfɑːrəˌweɪ)
adj (far away when postpositive)
1. very distant; remote
2. dreamy or absent-minded

far•a•way

(ˈfɑr əˈweɪ)

adj.
1. distant; remote: faraway lands.
2. dreamy; preoccupied: a faraway look.
[1810–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.faraway - very far away in space or time; "faraway mountains"; "the faraway future"; "troops landing on far-off shores"; "far-off happier times"
far - located at a great distance in time or space or degree; "we come from a far country"; "far corners of the earth"; "the far future"; "a far journey"; "the far side of the road"; "far from the truth"; "far in the future"
2.faraway - far removed mentally; "a faraway (or distant) look in her eyes"
distant, remote - far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship ; "a distant cousin"; "a remote relative"; "a distant likeness"; "considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics"

faraway

adjective
1. distant, far, remote, far-off, far-removed, far-flung, outlying, beyond the horizon They had just returned from faraway places.
2. dreamy, lost, distant, abstracted, vague, absent She smiled with a faraway look in her eyes.

faraway

adjective
1. Far from others in space, time, or relationship:
Idiom: at a distance.
2. So lost in thought as to be unaware of one's surroundings:
Idiom: a million miles away.
Translations
بَعيد، ناءٍشارِد ، حالِـم
dalekýnepřítomnýzadumaný
afsidesfjern
révedező
fjarlægurfjarrænn
ďaleký
dalgınhülyalıuzakuzaktaki

faraway

[ˈfɑːrəweɪ] ADJ
1. [place] → remoto, lejano
2. (fig) [voice] → distraído; [look] → ausente, perdido

faraway

[ˌfɑːrəˈweɪ] adj
[place, country] → lointain(e)
[look] → absent(e)

faraway

, far-away
adj
(= distant) placeentlegen; town, region, countryfern; sound, voice, personweit entfernt; a tiny, faraway voiceein kleines Stimmchen in der Ferne; a faraway relativeein in der Ferne lebender Verwandter
(= dreamy) look, voiceverträumt, versonnen

faraway

[ˈfɑːrəˌweɪ] adj (distant) → lontano/a; (voice, look) → assente

far

(faː) adverb
1. indicating distance, progress etc. How far is it from here to his house?
2. at or to a long way away. She went far away/off.
3. very much. She was a far better swimmer than her friend (was).
adjective
1. distant; a long way away. a far country.
2. more distant (usually of two things). He lives on the far side of the lake.
farther, farthestfurtherˈfaraway adjective
1. distant. faraway places.
2. not paying attention; dreamy. She had a faraway look in her eyes.
ˌfar-ˈfetched adjective
very unlikely. a far-fetched story.
as far as
1. to the place or point mentioned. We walked as far as the lake.
2. (also so far as) as great a distance as. He did not walk as far as his friends.
3. (also so far as) to the extent that. As far as I know she is well.
by far
by a large amount. They have by far the largest family in the village.
far and away
by a very great amount. She is far and away the cleverest girl in the class!
far from
1. not only not, but. Far from liking him, I hate him.
2. not at all. He was far from helpful.
so far
1. until now. So far we have been quite successful.
2. up to a certain point. We can get so far but no further without more help.
References in classic literature ?
She always used to take his arm on these occasions, now she did not, and he made no complaint, which was a bad sign, but talked on rapidly about all sorts of faraway subjects, till they turned from the road into the little path that led homeward through the grove.
A quadroon nurse followed them about with a faraway, meditative air.
Grose's large face showed me, at this, for the first time, the faraway faint glimmer of a consciousness more acute: I somehow made out in it the delayed dawn of an idea I myself had not given her and that was as yet quite obscure to me.
The walker in the familiar fields which stretch around my native town sometimes finds himself in another land than is described in their owners' deeds, as it were in some faraway field on the confines of the actual Concord, where her jurisdiction ceases, and the idea which the word Concord suggests ceases to be suggested.
She uttered these words as if the gondolas were a curious faraway craft which she knew only by hearsay.
Presently the first ray of the sun shot right across the wide plain before us till it reached the faraway crest of one of the tallest of the Suliman Mountains more than a hundred miles away.
And fairer still were the faraway blue mountains beyond the river, the nunnery, the mysterious gorges, and the pine forests veiled in the mist of their summits.
Here in the Emerald City people are too happy and contented ever to do wrong; but perhaps you came from some faraway corner of our land, and having no love for Ozma carelessly broke one of her Laws.
There was little or no chance that she could survive even a few days of the constant dangers that would confront her there; but the knowledge that she had already passed through so many perils unscathed, and that somewhere out in the faraway world a little child was doubtless at that very moment crying for her, filled her with determination to make the effort to accomplish the seemingly impossible and cross that awful land of horror in search of the sea and the remote chance of succour she might find there.
But it was beautiful there, too -- as beautiful as it had been on the faraway day of the Golden Picnic, when Diana and Jane and Priscilla and she had found it.
The rustle of the poplar leaves about the house worried her, it sounded so like pattering raindrops, and the full, faraway roar of the gulf, to which she listened delightedly at other times, loving its strange, sonorous, haunting rhythm, now seemed like a prophecy of storm and disaster to a small maiden who particularly wanted a fine day.
Blow high, blow low, no wind can ever quench the ruddy glow of that faraway winter night in our memories.