Synonyms for isolated

Synonyms for (adjective) isolated

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: unconnected

Definition: not joined or linked together


Synonyms: isolated, stray

Definition: not close together in time

Usage: isolated instances of rebellion; a few stray crumbs

Similar words: sporadic

Definition: recurring in scattered and irregular or unpredictable instances

Usage: a city subjected to sporadic bombing raids


Synonyms: isolated, quarantined

Definition: under forced isolation especially for health reasons

Usage: a quarantined animal; isolated patients

Similar words: segregated, unintegrated

Definition: separated or isolated from others or a main group

Usage: a segregated school system; a segregated neighborhood


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: separate

Definition: independent; not united or joint

Usage: a problem consisting of two separate issues; they went their separate ways; formed a separate church


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: separate

Definition: independent; not united or joint

Usage: a problem consisting of two separate issues; they went their separate ways; formed a separate church


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: unaccompanied

Definition: being without an escort