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    isolated - Dictionary definition and meaning for word isolated

    Definition
    (adj) not close together in time
    Synonyms : stray
    Example Sentence
    • isolated instances of rebellion
    • a few stray crumbs
    Definition
    (adj) being or feeling set or kept apart from others
    Synonyms : detached , separated , set-apart
    Example Sentence
    • she felt detached from the group
    • could not remain the isolated figure he had been
    • thought of herself as alone and separated from the others
    • had a set-apart feeling
    Definition
    (adj) marked by separation of or from usually contiguous elements
    Synonyms : disjunct
    Example Sentence
    • little isolated worlds, as abruptly disjunct and unexpected as a palm-shaded well in the Sahara
    Definition
    (adj) cut off or left behind
    Synonyms : marooned , stranded
    Example Sentence
    • an isolated pawn
    • several stranded fish in a tide pool
    • travelers marooned by the blizzard
    Definition
    (adj) under forced isolation especially for health reasons
    Synonyms : quarantined
    Example Sentence
    • a quarantined animal
    • isolated patients
    Definition
    (adj) remote and separate physically or socially
    Synonyms : apart , obscure
    Example Sentence
    • existed over the centuries as a world apart
    • preserved because they inhabited a place apart
    • tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization
    • an obscure village
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