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Engelsk navneord: isolation

1. isolation (om tilstand) a state of separation between persons or groups


Mindre specifikke termerseparation


Mere specifikke termeralienation, anomie, anomy, concealment, detachment, estrangement, insularism, insularity, insulation, loneliness, privacy, privateness, purdah, quarantine, secrecy, solitariness, solitude, solitude

2. isolation (om fornemmelse) a feeling of being disliked and alone


Mindre specifikke termeralienation, disaffection, estrangement

3. isolation (om handling) the act of isolating something; setting something apart from others


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)closing off


Mindre specifikke termerseparation


Mere specifikke termerquarantine

4. isolation (om proces) (psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which memory of an unacceptable act or impulse is separated from the emotion originally associated with it


Mindre specifikke termerdefence, defence mechanism, defence reaction, defense, defense mechanism, defense reaction


Overordnet emneområdepsychiatry, psychological medicine, psychopathology

5. isolation (om handling) a country's withdrawal from international politics


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe opposed a policy of American isolation.


Mindre specifikke termernon-engagement, non-involvement, nonparticipation









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