Isolated - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈaɪsəleɪtɪd|  American pronunciation of the word isolated
Brit.  |ˈaɪsəleɪtɪd|  British pronunciation of the word isolated
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto isolate
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto isolate
- not close together in time (syn: stray)
isolated instances of rebellion
- being or feeling set or kept apart from others (syn: detached, separated)
could not remain the isolated figure he had been
- marked by separation of or from usually contiguous elements (syn: disjunct)
little isolated worlds, as abruptly disjunct and unexpected as a palm-shaded well in the Sahara
- cut off or left behind (syn: stranded)
an isolated pawn
- under forced isolation especially for health reasons
isolated patients
- remote and separate physically or socially (syn: apart, obscure)
tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization

Examples

The town remains a very isolated community.

The camp is located in an isolated area.

The arrest was an isolated incident in his youth.

a few isolated cases of vandalism

Not many people visit this isolated spot.

Young mothers often feel isolated.

Police say that last week's protest was an isolated incident.

could not remain the isolated figure he had been

little isolated worlds, as abruptly disjunct and unexpected as a palm-shaded well in the Sahara

tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization

Aside from a few isolated incidents, the crowd was well-behaved.

...a time when the clerkly duties of a country parson might include long rides on horseback to visit the more isolated members of the flock...

Certain patients must be isolated in a separate ward.

Scientists have isolated the gene that causes the disease.

...left to shift for himself on an isolated farm, he gradually sank into a beastly, purposeless existence...

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