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noun as in narrowness

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Traders — who call themselves, affectionately, an offensive term for people with developmental disorders — built their own insular subculture as they egged one another on for profit, camaraderie and the thrill of the hunt.

SwimSwam broke the news of Keller’s apparent involvement in the attack Monday, blasting the news well beyond the insular world of elite, Olympic-level swimming.

They didn’t do so by embracing narrow, insular efforts geared toward self-preservation.

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But Brown has no interest in insularity or convenient resolutions.

He has spent years alleging bias and insularity in the scientific community.

Finally, Mor insists that the real insularity exists not on the American Jewish, but on the Palestinian side.

The insularity extends to the “papabile”—the roll call of possible, even likely popes.

This insularity is a long-held and well-known habit of this administration when setbacks happen, and it's not admirable.

It has at least this to its credit that we view our insularity with less composure.

We see now that there are two sides to this blessing of insularity.

For this I hope not to be accused of what is sometimes perhaps facetiously called ‘insularity’.

They know how badly they need help and they do mean to be as good to us as their benignant insularity will permit.

You, in this country, are subjected to the British insularity in weights and measures; you use the foot and inch and yard.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to insularity, such as: bias, bigotry, intolerance, and prejudice.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.