What does isolation mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. isolation(noun)

    a state of separation between persons or groups

  2. isolation(noun)

    a feeling of being disliked and alone

  3. isolation, closing off(noun)

    the act of isolating something; setting something apart from others

  4. isolation(noun)

    (psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which memory of an unacceptable act or impulse is separated from the emotion originally associated with it

  5. isolation(noun)

    a country's withdrawal from international politics

    "he opposed a policy of American isolation"

Wiktionary

  1. isolation(Noun)

    The state of being isolated, detached, or separated.

    Etymology: From isolate.

  2. isolation(Noun)

    The act of isolating.

    Etymology: From isolate.

  3. isolation(Noun)

    The state of not having diplomatic relations with other countries (either with most or all other countries, or with specified other countries).

    Etymology: From isolate.

  4. isolation(Noun)

    The obtaining of an element from one of its compounds, or of a compound from a mixture

    Etymology: From isolate.

  5. isolation(Noun)

    The separation of a patient, suffering from a contagious disease, from contact with others

    Etymology: From isolate.

  6. isolation(Noun)

    a database property that determines when and how changes made in one transaction are visible to other concurrent transactions

    Etymology: From isolate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Isolation(noun)

    the act of isolating, or the state of being isolated; insulation; separation; loneliness

    Etymology: [Cf. F. isolation.]

Freebase

  1. 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

  1. ISOLATION

    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'isolation' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4694

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'isolation' in Nouns Frequency: #1947

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How to say isolation in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of isolation in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of isolation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of isolation in a Sentence

  1. Li Bijian:

    If such large number of students come back, this will cost huge health operations for the Pakistani government. If the isolation facilities are not ready, this can cause another outbreak of this virus in Pakistan, so that's why I say this decision of not evacuating the students from the epicentre is difficult but a very good decision.

  2. Mick Jagger:

    So the Stones were in the studio recording some new material before the lockdown and there was one song we thought would resonate through the times that we're living in right now, we've worked on it in isolation. And here it is ... I hope you like it.

  3. Anthony Scaramucci:

    The isolation strategy is not a good one. People can figure out what they can do to help Michael.

  4. Putin Biden:

    President Putin has to make a simple, stark choice, get out of Ukraine, or face continued isolation and growing economic costs at home.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Meditation requires seclusion not congregation, so that a person can find the peace of mind, the pleasure of heart and the piousness of soul by understanding oneself via introspection in isolation.

Images & Illustrations of isolation

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