Synonyms
Antonyms
Etymology

1. isolation

noun. ['ˌaɪsəˈleɪʃən'] a state of separation between persons or groups.

Synonyms

  • detachment
  • separation
  • alienation
  • insularity
  • privacy
  • anomy
  • quarantine
  • solitude
  • insularism
  • estrangement
  • secrecy
  • loneliness
  • solitariness
  • concealment
  • anomie
  • insulation
  • privateness

Antonyms

  • loyalty
  • cross
  • sex
  • sex activity

Etymology

  • isolate (English)

Featured Games

Rhymes with Isolation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

How do you pronounce isolation?

Pronounce isolation as ˌaɪsəˈleɪʃən.

US - How to pronounce isolation in American English

UK - How to pronounce isolation in British English

Sentences with isolation


1. Noun, singular or mass
With sufficient repetition, the dog will learn to curb his behavior to avoid being put in isolation.

Quotes about isolation


1. We can learn the art of fierce compassion - redefining strength, deconstructing isolation and renewing a sense of community, practicing letting go of rigid us-vs.-them thinking - while cultivating power and clarity in response to difficult situations.
- Sharon Salzberg

2. Business gives you a massive high. Doing a great deal, coming up with an inspirational solution... It's very addictive. But it doesn't last long. In isolation, it's a bit sterile. It doesn't reward the soul.
- John Caudwell

3. Most people are enduring a marginalized isolation. One of the great obstacles to modern friendships is the 'religion of rush.' People are rushing all the time through time. Friendship takes time.
- John O'Donohue

2. isolation

noun. ['ˌaɪsəˈleɪʃən'] the act of isolating something; setting something apart from others.

Synonyms

  • quarantine
  • separation

Antonyms

  • joint
  • continuity
  • association

Etymology

  • isolate (English)

3. isolation

noun. ['ˌaɪsəˈleɪʃən'] a feeling of being disliked and alone.

Synonyms

  • disaffection
  • estrangement

Antonyms

  • morality
  • communicativeness
  • happiness

Etymology

  • isolate (English)

4. isolation

noun. ['ˌaɪsəˈleɪʃən'] a country's withdrawal from international politics.

Synonyms

  • non-engagement
  • nonparticipation

Antonyms

  • engagement
  • participation
  • integration

Etymology

  • isolate (English)

5. isolation

noun. ['ˌaɪsəˈleɪʃən'] (psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which memory of an unacceptable act or impulse is separated from the emotion originally associated with it.

Synonyms

  • defense reaction
  • defence mechanism
  • defense
  • defence reaction
  • defence

Antonyms

  • prosecution
  • question
  • offence
  • offense

Etymology

  • isolate (English)
Synonym.com