|Origin:||isolé, from Italian isolata, from isola 'island'|
an isolated building, village etc is far away from any others [= remote]:
small isolated communities
Not many people visit this isolated spot.
feeling alone and unable to meet or speak to other people:
Young mothers often feel isolated.
an isolated action, event, example etc happens only once, and is not likely to happen again
Police say that last week's protest was an isolated incident.