isolated


isolated
adj.
VERBS
appear, be, feel
become, get
remain
leave sb/sth

Without help, many elderly people would be left isolated.

keep sb/sth

She kept herself almost isolated from her colleagues.

ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
completely, entirely, totally
increasingly

The President is looking increasingly isolated from the whole agenda.

largely
effectively, essentially
diplomatically, economically, geographically, physically, socially

Unless a compromise could be reached the country would be diplomatically isolated on this issue.

They found themselves socially isolated and ostracized.

PREPOSITION
from

a child who is isolated from other children

Isolated is used with these nouns: ↑area, ↑case, ↑example, ↑existence, ↑farm, ↑hill, ↑incident, ↑individual, ↑instance, ↑occurrence, ↑patch, ↑phenomenon, ↑pocket, ↑settlement, ↑spot, ↑village

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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