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personal distance

Origin of personal distance
First recorded in 1965-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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the physical or emotional space that individuals maintain between themselves and others; the degree of remoteness that is either desired or felt between a person and others; also called social distance , cf. personal space

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