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  Definition of Isolation
  1. the act of isolating something; setting something apart from others
  2. a country''s withdrawal from internal politics; "he opposed a policy of American isolation"
  3. preference for seclusion or isolation
  4. a feeling of being disliked and alone
  5. (psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which memory of an unacceptable act or impulse is separated from the emotion originally associated with it
  6. a state of separation between persons or groups
Similar Words: closing off, reclusiveness

 

Hyponyms: quarantine, privacy, privateness, seclusion, solitude, purdah, loneliness, solitariness, insulation, insularity, insularism, detachment, alienation, estrangement, anomie, anomy, secrecy, concealment

 

Derivational Morphology: isolate, insulate

 

Anagrams: saltation, allantois, oil stain, Santolina

 

 
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