aloof englannista suomeksi
varautunut, etäinen, torjuva
Without sympathy; unfavorably.
(quote-book)|year=1832|passage=But to open the Bible in this spirit — to take the Book as from the hand of God, and then to look at it aloof, and with caution, as if throughout it were illusory and enigmatical, is the worst of all impieties.
(quote-book)|title=(w)|text=Rivetus (..) would fain work himself aloof these rocks and quicksands.