What does isolation mean?

Definitions for isolation
iso·la·tion

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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.

Wikipedia

  1. Isolation

    Isolation is may be

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

How to pronounce isolation?

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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. Crisanto Rudzö Tseremeywá:

    It's like a bomb, today is 200, tomorrow 1,000, 2,000, 3,000. Because they don't do isolation, they keep doing their ceremonies from ancient times. And my suggestion for the President, and the minister, and embraced by the deputies and senators, that we would build a field hospital.

  2. Brian Walker:

    It's got a maturing audience, it's an educated audience, it's an audience that is very conversant with cafe culture, the urbanisation of food, takeaway, home delivery and it's one in which service has always been a cornerstone, and because of its isolation, McDonald's are able to measure its performance.

  3. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson:

    I still have a temperature and so in accordance with government advice, I just continue my self-isolation until that symptom itself goes.

  4. Vice President Joe Biden:

    We have to ... engage our communities and engage those who might be susceptible to being radicalized because they are marginalized, societies have to provide an affirmative alternative for immigrant communities, a sense of opportunity, a sense of belonging that discredits the terrorist’s appeal to fear, isolation, hatred, resentment.

  5. Annie Kuster:

    This pandemic requires a comprehensive, evidence-based approach to identify risks and protect the health of everyone -- this means workplace safety protocols( physical distancing, personal protection) as well as expanded testing, community tracing, treatment, and supported isolation for anyone who may be at risk of spreading the virus.

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