1. The standoffishness on both sides seems so preposterous, so deleterious. 2. Yet their standoffishness seems borne out of a survival instinct. 3. Where there was a certain standoffishness, it went away. 4. Officials also have to deal with Wyomingites' standoffishness. 5. Don't blame Putin for all this standoffishness. 6. :: Even socialization with humans as young kittens doesn't prevent standoffishness in all cats. 7. "There's a little standoffishness at businesses with respect to potential terrorism and higher priced energy. 8. The move was highly popular with Africans, who resented the Asians'economic success as well as their perceived standoffishness. 9. The anime and manga versions of the character are reasonably interchangeable, although her standoffishness is more pronounced in the anime. 10. In contrast to Adrian's standoffishness, Jack establishes relationships with several of the neighbors, a rather odd bunch.