Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of ISOLATED

Pronunciation:  'Isu`leytid

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  remote and separate physically or socially; "existed over the centuries as a world apart"; "preserved because they inhabited a place apart"- W.H.Hudson; "tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization"; "an obscure village"
  2. [adj]  not close together in time; "isolated instances of rebellion"; "scattered fire"; "a stray bullet grazed his thigh"
  3. [adj]  under forced isolation especially for health reasons; "a quarantined animal"; "isolated patients"
  4. [adj]  being or feeling set or kept apart from others; "she felt detached from the group"; "could not remain the isolated figure he had been"- Sherwood Anderson; "thought of herself as alone and separated from the others"; "had a set-apart feeling"
  5. [adj]  marked by separation of or from usually contiguous elements; "little isolated worlds, as abruptly disjunct and unexpected as a palm-shaded well in the Sahara"- Scientific Monthly
  6. [adj]  cut off or left behind; "an isolated pawn"; "several stranded fish in a tide pool"; "travelers marooned by the blizzard"

ISOLATED is a 8 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: apart(p), detached, disjunct, marooned, obscure, quarantined, scattered, segregated, separate, separated, set-apart, sporadic, stranded, stray, unaccompanied, unconnected, unintegrated



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\I"so*la`ted\, a.
Placed or standing alone; detached; separated from others.

{Isolated point of a curve}. (Geom.) See {Acnode}.

Computing Dictionary


Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: abandoned, alien, alienated, alone, aloof, anchoretical, anomalous, anonymous, apart, archipelagian, archipelagic, at rest, calm, cloistered, closet, companionless, cool, cordoned, cordoned off, cut off, deserted, detached, disarticulated, disconnected, discrete, disengaged, disjoined, disjoint, disjointed, disjunct, dislocated, dispersed, disrelated, dissociated, disunited, divided, divorced, dwindling, ebbing, estranged, even-tenored, exceptional, excluded, exotic, extraneous, foreign, forlorn, forsaken, friendless, halcyon, hermitical, hidden, homeless, hushed, impassive, in a backwater, incognito, incommensurable, incomparable, independent, individual, inmost, innermost, insular, insulated, interior, intimate, inward, irrelative, island, island-dotted, islanded, islandish, islandlike, islandy, isleted, isolate, kithless, lone, lonely, lonesome, moldering, monastic, other, outlandish, out-of-the-way, out-of-the-world, pacific, particular, peaceable, peaceful, personal, placid, private, privy, quarantined, quiescent, quiet, remote, removed, reposeful, reposing, restful, resting, retired, rootless, roped off, scattered, seagirt, sealed off, secluded, secret, segregate, segregated, separate, separated, sequestered, sequestrated, set apart, sheltered, shut off, single, single-handed, singular, smooth, solitary, solo, special, still, still as death, stillish, stilly, stoic, stolid, stranded, strange, subsiding, tranquil, unabetted, unaccompanied, unaffiliated, unagitated, unaided, unallied, unassisted, unassociated, unattended, unconnected, undisturbed, unescorted, unfrequented, unique, unmoved, unperturbed, unrelatable, unrelated, unruffled, unseconded, unstirring, unsupported, untroubled, unvisited, waning, withdrawn