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Definition of "isolation" []

  • The act of isolating. (noun)
  • The quality or condition of being isolated. See Synonyms at solitude. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "isolation" in a sentence
  • "She felt as if the term isolation ward could not have fit her situation any better."
  • "Analyzing HR 3200 in isolation is a waste of time."
  • "Some still share that view, but whatever the tone of bilateral relations, all would agree that Mexican politics cannot be understood in isolation from the United States."