Synonyms of isolation


1. isolation, separation

usage: a state of separation between persons or groups

2. isolation, alienation, disaffection, estrangement

usage: a feeling of being disliked and alone

3. isolation, closing off, separation

usage: the act of isolating something; setting something apart from others

4. isolation, defense mechanism, defense reaction, defence mechanism, defence reaction, defense, defence

usage: (psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which memory of an unacceptable act or impulse is separated from the emotion originally associated with it

5. isolation, non-engagement, nonparticipation, non-involvement

usage: a country's withdrawal from international politics; "he opposed a policy of American isolation"

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