English adjective: insular
|1.||insular relating to or characteristic of or situated on an island|
Hawaii's insular culture.
|2.||insular suggestive of the isolated life of an island|
|Samples||An exceedingly insular man; so deeply private as to seem inaccessible to the scrutiny of a novelist.|
|3.||insular narrowly restricted in outlook or scope|
|Samples||Little sympathy with parochial mentality.|
Insular attitudes toward foreigners.