- Place or set apart.
- usage: "They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates"
- Obtain in pure form.
- usage: "The chemist managed to isolate the compound"
- synonyms: isolate
- Set apart from others.
- usage: "The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on"
- Separate (experiences) from the emotions relating to them.
- synonyms: isolate
- Not close together in time.
- usage: "isolated instances of rebellion"; "a few stray crumbs"
- synonyms: stray
- Being or feeling set or kept apart from others.
- usage: "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"
- 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
- synonyms: disjunct
- Cut off or left behind.
- usage: "an isolated pawn"; "several stranded fish in a tide pool"; "travelers marooned by the blizzard"
- Under forced isolation especially for health reasons.
- usage: "a quarantined animal"; "isolated patients"
- synonyms: quarantined
- Remote and separate physically or socially.
- usage: "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"
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
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