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Even if the judiciary’s leaders say they can police themselves, Minor said in the brief, the insular culture of the judiciary prohibits that.

Stories set in the Ivory Tower are often understood to be insular and low-stakes, with little to offer anyone who doesn’t possess a postgraduate degree.

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They were a closed insular class but they were nonetheless connected to the world around them.

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Yet the insular worlds of think-tanks and academia have the potential to be echo chambers, as does the human rights community that includes HRW.

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The insular industry has a long way to go toward spreading the wealth, from expanding POC presence in product development and cultivation to expanding education around how to acquire medical cannabis licenses.

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The Pritzker transforms architects from being merely good practitioners in a fairly insular field into global celebrities.

But the sad reality is that the comics industry is too insular to foster any kind of radical change.

All this observation and self-observation possibly says something very depressing about how insular and self-obsessing we are.

Doing so, he highlighted the degree to which creationism is a decidedly incurious, insular worldview.

The Executive is elected in broad national elections in which discrete and insular minorities carry less weight.

From this point of view, the superiority of the continental over the insular colonies was not to be doubted.

Horses and dresses are found in the insular forms, but, so far, I have not found a single instance of the tournament.

The true causes of the depression were not within the control of the Insular Government or of any ruling factor.

Of the taxes accruing to the Insular Treasury under the above law, 10 per cent.

The insular failing is elsewhere frequently displayed by the poet in the trying light cast from a misanthrope genius.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to insular, such as: circumscribed, isolated, parochial, petty, bigoted, and closed.

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