isolated

adjective iso·lat·ed \ ˈī-sə-ˌlā-təd also ˈi- \
Updated on: 12 May 2018

Definition of isolated

1 : occurring alone or once : unique
2 : sporadic

Examples of isolated in a Sentence

  1. The town remains a very isolated community.

  2. The camp is located in an isolated area.

  3. The arrest was an isolated incident in his youth.

  4. a few isolated cases of vandalism

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First Known Use of isolated

1763

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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isolated Synonyms

Antonyms

frequent;

Near Antonyms

daily, regular;

common, ordinary, routine;

Phrases

few and far between;


ISOLATED Defined for English Language Learners

isolated

Definition of isolated for English Language Learners

  • : separate from others

  • : happening just once

  • : happening in different places and at different times



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