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synonyms for isolation

  • confinement
  • desolation
  • remoteness
  • segregation
  • solitude
  • aloneness
  • aloofness
  • concealment
  • detachment
  • exile
  • hiding
  • privacy
  • privateness
  • quarantine
  • reclusiveness
  • retreat
  • sequestration
  • withdrawal
  • beleaguerment
  • monkhood
  • reclusion
  • seclusiveness
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How to use isolation in a sentence

Perhaps never more than now, in this time of covid-19, do we crave isolation yet chafe at being cloistered in our homes.
A MAUI VACATION IN THREE ACTSALEX PULASKIFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A babysitter took care of Sam in the family home while Castelo was in isolation, and the father and son used walkie-talkies to communicate.
TIFFANY SHACKELFORD, 46, WAS KNOWN AS A UNIQUE, FUN ‘FORCE’ TO FRIENDS, FAMILYDANA HEDGPETHFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Whenever the mood strikes, I boil or fry them up and lessen my sense of isolation for a bit.
HOMEMADE DUMPLINGS BRING ME CLOSER TO FAMILY THIS LUNAR NEW YEAR, EVEN FROM FAR AWAYMARIAN LIUFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As with other solutions to isolation—bus fare to visit a park, tickets to a museum—internet connections also require financial resources that many older adults don’t have.
GETTING VACCINATED IS HARD. IT’S EVEN HARDER WITHOUT THE INTERNET.EILEEN GUOFEBRUARY 3, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
I wanted a more autism-friendly world, but this version, defined by helplessness and isolation, has scarred me as deeply as it has my peers.
I’M AUTISTIC. I’M HOPING I CAN WEAR A MASK FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE.CHRISTINE M. CONDOFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Many experts have warned us about the effects of our current isolation and stress.
CORONAVIRUS IS TESTING THOSE OF US WITH ANXIETY. WE NEED TO HAVE MENTAL HEALTH HELP AVAILABLE WHEN THE PANDEMIC ENDS.SARAH VANDER SCHAAFFJANUARY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The health department said the person has been in isolation, and the department is continuing to investigate the case.
FIRST U.S. CASE OF HIGHLY TRANSMISSIBLE BRAZIL CORONAVIRUS VARIANT IDENTIFIED IN MINNESOTAJOEL ACHENBACHJANUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They’re constructed using four layers of foam that work in tandem to provide cooling, pressure relief, support, and motion isolation.
BEST MEMORY FOAM MATTRESS: SLEEP BETTER ON ONE OF THESE PICKSPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMJANUARY 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Other public records show that the San Diego Police Department cited 12 people in early April for violations of isolation or quarantine orders, mostly in Balboa Park, where the facilities were closed at the time — although none have been prosecuted.
COUNTY DISTRIBUTES COVID PATIENTS’ ADDRESSES TO POLICE AGENCIESJESSE MARXJANUARY 21, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
In a year defined by loss and isolation, generosity is both medicinal and contagious.
IN THE WAKE OF THE CAPITOL RIOTS, WE NEED TO RESTORE MORAL LEADERSHIPNANCY GIBBSJANUARY 21, 2021TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO ISOLATION

  • friendlessness
  • isolation
  • loneliness
  • loneness
  • lonesomeness
  • solitariness
  • solitude
  • withdrawal
  • backcountry
  • boondocks
  • frontier
  • hinterland
  • interior
  • isolation
  • outback
  • rural area
  • terra incognita
  • timberland
  • woodland
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