Definition of ISOLATED

verb : ISOLATED

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) place or set apart; "They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates" ;

  • 2. (

    ) obtain in pure form; "The chemist managed to isolate the compound" ;

  • 4. (

    ) separate (experiences) from the emotions relating to them ;

Adjective : ISOLATED

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) not close together in time; "isolated instances of rebellion"; "a few stray crumbs" ;

  • 2. (

    ) being or feeling set or kept apart from others; "she felt detached from the group"; "could not remain the isolated figure he had been"- Sherwood Anderson; "thought of herself as alone and separated from the others"; "had a set-apart feeling" ;

  • 3. (

    ) marked by separation of or from usually contiguous elements; "little isolated worlds, as abruptly disjunct and unexpected as a palm-shaded well in the Sahara"- Scientific Monthly ;

  • 4. (

    ) cut off or left behind; "an isolated pawn"; "several stranded fish in a tide pool"; "travelers marooned by the blizzard" ;

  • 5. (

    ) under forced isolation especially for health reasons; "a quarantined animal"; "isolated patients" ;

  • 6. (

    ) remote and separate physically or socially; "existed over the centuries as a world apart"; "preserved because they inhabited a place apart"- W.H.Hudson; "tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization"; "an obscure village" ;


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