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.
These duties, even when she was engaged in them, had a curious quality of remoteness.
Such a style as this would suffice to make any book interesting, in spite of the remoteness of the subject.
Notwithstanding its remoteness Dawson may almost be called a gay place.
There is no place in our domain to-day which fairly may be compared to it for isolation and remoteness.
But there was—well, a sort of remoteness about these people.
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.