Isolated meaning

īsə-lātĭd
Characterized by little social contact.

Leading an isolated life.

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Set apart; separate; solitary.

An isolated lighthouse.

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The definition of isolated is a person who is alone and who has minimal contact with others, or a place that is remote and far away from other people.

An example of isolated is an old hermit.

An example of isolated is a cabin deep in the woods.

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Occasional or rare.

Reporters in the field observed isolated instances of rebellion.

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Far from others or difficult to get to; remote.

An isolated farmhouse.

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Placed or standing apart or alone; in isolation.
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(chess, of a pawn) Such that no pawn of the same color is in an adjacent file.
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(meteorology, of precipitation) Affecting 10 percent to 20 percent of a forecast zone.
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Simple past tense and past participle of isolate.
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Not occurring or happening regularly or frequently; rare.

An isolated instance of violence.

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Origin of isolated

  • From French isolé from Italian isolato from Latin īnsulātus made into an island from īnsula island

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition