Remote

What is Remote ?

Remote is (adj) 1. far away The hotel is situated in a remote mountain village. 2. slight, not very strong There’s a remote chance of finding a cure for his illness. The possibility of him arriving on time is remote. There is not the remotest likelihood of the plane taking off this morning because of the fog. 3. (of a person) who does not communicate very much Their daughter is difficult to get to know, she seems so remote. (NOTE: remoter remotest)

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level