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Long-term relationship problems can be attributed to early isolation and loneliness. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If not, he will condemn his country to isolation and be remembered as a pariah. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He said that frail older people with physical and mental health problems were at particular risk of loneliness and isolation at this time of year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And there should be no more splendid isolation for the CPS. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The report warns that for some people retirement can bring mixed feelings and social isolation, and claims that people in work generally have better health. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He acknowledged the risk of making machines too engaging, and thereby encouraging more social isolation, not less. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Few people want to live in splendid isolation any more. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It sneaks up on people in the isolation of their own head. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This extra levy will force more people into loneliness and isolation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The subject that caught his eye was the stark isolation of marginalised individuals. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is a subtle but crucial distinction between separation and isolation. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The real problem is what she calls " social isolation and social rejection. Christianity Today (2000)The country was also facing growing international isolation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yesterday she was in a serious condition in an isolation unit. The Sun (2015)But why this desire for such splendid isolation? Times, Sunday Times (2007)As she withdraws from people her isolation grows along with her unhappiness. Wilkinson, Helena Beyond Chaotic Eating (1993)This can lead to isolation and loneliness. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Ivory uses truckers as a metaphor for individual isolation in a world of social media. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She was then put into an isolation unit to calm down. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Old age can be a time of intense loneliness and isolation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The main reason for this is that we no longer see any encounter in international sport in isolation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Nursing staff will be told to inform trust boards directly if the hospital needs more isolation wards or cleaning equipment. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His social isolation and lack of motivation perhaps convey that he feels really unhappy and is struggling at this time in his life. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Paramedics sealed off the building and rushed the 30-year-old to a hospital isolation ward. The Sun (2014) Splendid isolation - but what if something goes wrong? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Afghanistan has to be seen in the context of the region, not as a country in isolation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It would be easy to pick on individual measures in isolation and ask,'What is so special? Times, Sunday Times (2008)

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British English: isolation NOUN
Isolation is the state of feeling alone and without friends or help.
Many deaf people have feelings of isolation and loneliness.

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