isolation

[ ahy-suh-ley-shuh n, is-uh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF isolation
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In the light of morning the isolation of the inn is more apparent than at night.

I confess that there was something eerie in the isolation and remoteness of St. nimie.

Otherwise why the pedigree, why the rigid castes, the isolation of women?

The Jews were very troublesome among us in the days before the isolation.

O divine sensibility, defend me from this isolation of the heart!

They might have been the one woman and the one man in a new world, so profound was their isolation.

He was too self-possessed, too strongly poised in his own isolation.

Yet before this isolation, he had never observed that Mulcher breathed aloud.

All at once I became aware of the abysses which surrounded the throne of my isolation.

No longer is man alone in the universe; no longer is he in isolation!

WORD ORIGIN

1800, noun of action from isolate, or else from French isolation, noun of action from isoler (see isolated).

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