a state of separation between persons or groups
a feeling of being disliked and alone
isolation, closing offnoun
the act of isolating something; setting something apart from others
(psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which memory of an unacceptable act or impulse is separated from the emotion originally associated with it
a country's withdrawal from international politics
"he opposed a policy of American isolation"
The state of being isolated, detached, or separated.
The act of isolating.
The state of not having diplomatic relations with other countries (either with most or all other countries, or with specified other countries).
The obtaining of an element from one of its compounds, or of a compound from a mixture
The separation of a patient, suffering from a contagious disease, from contact with others
a database property that determines when and how changes made in one transaction are visible to other concurrent transactions
Etymology: From isolate.
Isolation is may be
the act of isolating, or the state of being isolated; insulation; separation; loneliness
Etymology: [Cf. F. isolation.]
"Isolation" is a 1970 song appearing on John Lennon's first official solo album release, John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band. It ends side one of the album, and is the fifth track.
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
From Eng. _ice_, meaning cold, and Lat. _solus_, alone. Alone in the cold. After dinner sit a while, after supper walk a mile- And every meal's a supper to the Hobo. J Lies have no legs--That's why we all have to stand for them. JACK An instrument requiring a strong arm, and used for raising heavy weights, or for pulling off the boots. JACK-POT An instrument requiring a strong hand, and used for raising heavy bets, or for pulling off the stakes.
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Rank popularity for the word 'isolation' in Nouns Frequency: #1947
The numerical value of isolation in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of isolation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Such visits mean further militarization of the occupied Ukrainian peninsula and increase its isolation.
We will apply zero-tolerance principles in taking action against those who leave their self-isolation venue without legitimate reasons, foreign nationals will be forcibly repatriated and Korean citizens will be reported to police for due penalties and lose financial support provided for those who have faithfully implemented a 14-day quarantine.
It is big success for Kosovo that is represented for the first time with its flag, this is the break of isolation from sport after almost three decades.
This is a challenge for us teachers, but I believe that everything is better than being at home in isolation without movement ... we will continue to teach lessons to children online and I'm sure that children will take our lessons very well.
We had a strategy before. That strategy was we would reduce the number of infections and at the same time build up our capabilities to do testing, tracing, isolation, we know that that's what's going to be effective, but we are reopening before those capabilities are in place. So in essence, we're saying it's too hard. We're not going to be able to get there. And so we're switching to a new phase.
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Translations for isolation
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- isolació, isolament, aïllamentCatalan, Valencian
- καραντίνα, απομόνωση, απονόνωσηGreek
- eristäminen, eristys, eristyneisyysFinnish
- isolation, isolementFrench
- leithlisiú, leithlisIrish
- ឯកោអនាថា, ភាពឯកោKhmer
- pengasingan, isolasiMalay
- izolacja, odosobnieniePolish
- isolação, isolamentoPortuguese
- обособле́ние, изоля́цияRussian
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