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Trying to resolve a complex, hard-to-treat illness can be stressful and isolating.

From Time

Outdoor guides who lose a friend in an accident go through an extremely isolating experience, not least because there are so few people who have endured the same thing.

I feel like a lot of people can relate to this feeling and it’s such an isolating, like daunting, heavy weight that you carry.

From Time

The jobs are also highly isolating, a situation made worse by the pandemic, when people who had once worked together were spaced out to deter contagion.

This kind of thinking isn’t fun, and it won’t necessarily make the reality of the situation less frustrating or isolating, but it can help put risky decisions into a broader context.

From Eater

Identifying patients with an infection, isolating them, and providing quality care, are the key methods needed to stop Ebola.

Nomani said her activism, which took root before the emergence of social media, has often been lonely and isolating.

She cites military tactics of isolating and compartmentalizing as a way to deal with the transition.

Getting my work done required isolating myself in the quietest corner of the library.

Were they to amend their posture, they would only be further isolating themselves.

I had succeeded without effort or trouble in almost isolating her from her former habits.

If you have been in love, you must have felt the need of isolating from this world the being in whom you would live wholly.

When we have succeeded in isolating a certain kind of bacterium in a given dish, we are said to have a pure culture.

Great Salt Lake has not been so effective in isolating the animals living on the islands as heretofore has been thought.

Why then are we astonished at this, since each man, isolating himself from the rest, consults only his own interest?

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On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to isolating, such as: covering, cushioning, lining, padding, caulking, and furring.

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