Date: 1700-1800
Language: French
Origin: isolé, from Italian isolata, from isola 'island'


i‧so‧lat‧ed W3
1 an isolated building, village etc is far away from any others [= remote]:
small isolated communities
Not many people visit this isolated spot.
2 feeling alone and unable to meet or speak to other people:
Young mothers often feel isolated.
3 an isolated action, event, example etc happens only once, and is not likely to happen again
isolated incident/case/event
Police say that last week's protest was an isolated incident.

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