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English adjective: isolated

1. isolated not close together in time


SamplesIsolated instances of rebellion.
A few stray crumbs.


Synonymsstray


Similarsporadic


Antonymscontinual

2. isolated being or feeling set or kept apart from others


SamplesShe 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.


Synonymsdetached, separated, set-apart


Similarseparate


Antonymsjoint

3. isolated marked by separation of or from usually contiguous elements


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


Synonymsdisjunct


Similarseparate


Antonymsjoint

4. isolated cut off or left behind


SamplesAn isolated pawn.
Several stranded fish in a tide pool.
Travelers marooned by the blizzard.


Synonymsmarooned, stranded


Similarunaccompanied


Antonymsaccompanied

5. isolated under forced isolation especially for health reasons


SamplesA quarantined animal.
Isolated patients.


Synonymsquarantined


Similarsegregated, unintegrated


Antonymsintegrated

6. isolated remote and separate physically or socially


SamplesExisted 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.


Synonymsapart, obscure


Similarunconnected


Antonymsconnected









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