Examples of isolation in a Sentence
the isolation of the mountain community
forced isolation always made the sociable child lonely
Recent Examples of isolation from the Web
And Myanmar, after years of isolation and repression, embarked on an unexpected transition to democracy.
All of the scholarship in the world and isolation from the U.S. has not produced regime change in Cuba for almost six decades.
Even with my high threshold for loneliness, the mutual isolation wasn’t enough to feed me in the way a third place should.
Stanford pointed to a three-paragraph online statement on animal research that notes achievements such as the isolation of insulin.
To others, typically disability becomes known as fear, avoidance and isolation.
Team, this isn’t the dark ages, when women on their periods were thought to be sullied and sent into isolation, forbidden from even touching the same cutlery as men.
Argentina: Only just reentered capital markets after 15 years of isolation, and President Mauricio Macri wants to strengthen trade ties with anyone willing to listen.
But genes don’t act in isolation, as geneticists have recently realized.
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First Known Use of isolation
Synonym Discussion of isolation
ISOLATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of isolation for English Language Learners
: the state of being in a place or situation that is separate from others : the condition of being isolated
: the act of separating something from other things : the act of isolating something
ISOLATION Defined for Kids
Definition of isolation for Students
: the act of keeping apart from others : the condition of being kept apart from others … it was the cows who were responsible for the wood's isolation … — Natalie Babbitt, Tuck Everlasting
Medical Definition of isolation
2: a segregation of a group of organisms from related forms in such a manner as to prevent crossing
3: a psychological defense mechanism consisting of the separating of ideas or memories from the emotions connected with them
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