iso·la·tion /ˌaɪsəˈleʃən ||ˌɪ-/
iso·la·tion /ˌaɪsəˈleʃən/ 名詞
I·so·la·tion n. The act of isolating, or the state of being isolated; insulation; separation; loneliness.
n 1: a state of separation between persons or groups
2: the act of isolating something; setting something apart from
others [syn: closing off]
3: a feeling of being disliked and alone
4: preference for seclusion or isolation [syn: reclusiveness]
5: (psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which memory of an
unacceptable act or impulse is separated from the emotion
originally associated with it
6: a country's withdrawal from internal politics; "he opposed a
policy of American isolation"