Synonyms for isolation

Synonyms for (noun) isolation

Synonyms: closing off, isolation

Definition: the act of isolating something; setting something apart from others

Similar words: separation

Definition: the social act of separating or parting company

Usage: the separation of church and state

Synonyms: isolation

Definition: a country's withdrawal from international politics

Usage: he opposed a policy of American isolation

Similar words: non-engagement, non-involvement, nonparticipation

Definition: withdrawing from the activities of a group

Synonyms: isolation

Definition: a feeling of being disliked and alone

Similar words: disaffection, estrangement, alienation

Definition: the feeling of being alienated from other people

Synonyms: isolation

Definition: (psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which memory of an unacceptable act or impulse is separated from the emotion originally associated with it

Similar words: defence, defence mechanism, defence reaction, defense, defense mechanism, defense reaction

Definition: (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires

Synonyms: isolation

Definition: a state of separation between persons or groups

Similar words: separation

Definition: the state of lacking unity

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