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isolato

[ ahy-suh-ley-toh ]
/ ˌaɪ səˈleɪ toʊ /
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noun, plural i·so·la·toes.
a person who is physically or spiritually isolated from society or out of sympathy with the times: In more recent literature, typical heroes are the exile, the expatriate, the resistance fighter, the isolato, the haunted rebel.
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Origin of isolato

First recorded in 1850–55; from Italian, from Latin insulātus; see insulate
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