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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Isolation  \I`so*la"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  isolation.] 
  The  act  of  isolating,  or  the  state  of  being  isolated; 
  insulation;  separation;  loneliness.  --Milman. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  isolation 
  n  1:  a  state  of  separation  between  persons  or  groups 
  2:  a  feeling  of  being  disliked  and  alone 
  3:  preference  for  seclusion  or  isolation  [syn:  {reclusiveness}] 
  4:  the  act  of  isolating  something  [syn:  {closing  off}] 
  5:  a  country's  withdrawal  from  internal  politics;  "he  opposed  a 
  policy  of  American  isolation" 




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