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isolated

[ahy-suh-ley-tid, is-uh-] /ˈaɪ səˌleɪ tɪd, ˈɪs ə-/
adjective
1.
separated from other persons or things; alone; solitary.
Origin of isolated
1755-1765
1755-65; < French isolé isolated (< Italian; see isolato); see -ate1, -ed2
Related forms
isolatedly, adverb
semi-isolated, adjective
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isolated

adj.

1763, from French isolé "isolated" (17c.) + English -ated (see -ate (2)). The French word is from Italian isolato, from Latin insulatus "made into an island," from insula "island." The French word was used at first in English (isole, also isole'd, c.1750), then after isolate became an English word, isolated became its past participle.

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