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Definitions for isolating
ˈaɪ səˌleɪ tɪŋ, ˈɪs ə-iso·lat·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. isolating(a)adjective

    relating to or being a language in which each word typically expresses a distinct idea and part of speech and syntactical relations are determined almost exclusively by word order and particles


  1. isolating

    Isolating refers to the act of separating something or someone from other things or people, often to prevent or limit interaction or communication. This could be due to various reasons like safety, prevention of disease spread, examining something closely, or limiting influence or contamination.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Isolating

    of Isolate

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of isolating in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of isolating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of isolating in a Sentence

  1. Admiral Sun Jianguo:

    We were not isolated in the past, we are not isolated now and we will not be isolated in the future, actually I am worried that some people and countries are still looking at China with the Cold War mentality and prejudice. They may build a wall in their minds and end up isolating themselves.

  2. Michelle Obama:

    All of that is gonna be a heavy burden to carry. It can feel isolating. It can make you feel like your life somehow doesn't matter ... And as we've seen over the past few years, those feelings are real. They're rooted in decades of structural challenges that have made too many folks feel frustrated and invisible, and those feelings are playing out in communities like Baltimore and Ferguson and so many others across this country.

  3. Lujan Grisham:

    While testing positive just before the Thanksgiving holiday is disappointing, I know that I am protecting my loved ones by isolating and not joining them for holiday festivities.

  4. Finn Lanning:

    A number of teachers have donated their vacation time off. The support from my school community has been wonderful, it can be isolating. It makes us not feel so alone in the process. It's huge.

  5. Diane Lane:

    I've learned a lot recently about vulnerability and the strength that lies within that and it's an interesting lesson because I think Kevin Costner posses this as an actor as well, kevin Costner appreciation for the vulnerability of Kevin Costner characters. It's not always about who can be the toughest I think it's often about who can feel the most, especially in these isolating times we are in.

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