Definitions for isolated

Definitions for (adj) isolated

Main entry: isolated, apart, obscure

Definition: 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

Main entry: isolated, stray

Definition: not close together in time

Usage: isolated instances of rebellion; a few stray crumbs

Main entry: isolated, quarantined

Definition: under forced isolation especially for health reasons

Usage: a quarantined animal; isolated patients

Main entry: separated, set-apart, isolated, detached

Definition: 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

Main entry: disjunct, isolated

Definition: marked by separation of or from usually contiguous elements

Usage: little isolated worlds, as abruptly disjunct and unexpected as a palm-shaded well in the Sahara- Scientific Monthly

Main entry: stranded, marooned, isolated

Definition: cut off or left behind

Usage: an isolated pawn; several stranded fish in a tide pool; travelers marooned by the blizzard

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