Synonyms of isolated in English:


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1‘railways are not flexible enough to be able to serve isolated communities’

remote, out of the way, outlying, off the beaten track, secluded, in the depths of …, hard to find, lonely, in the back of beyond, in the hinterlands, off the map, in the middle of nowhere, godforsaken, obscure, inaccessible, cut-off, unreachable
faraway, far-flung
North American in the backwoods, lonesome
South African in the backveld, in the platteland
Australian, New Zealand in the backblocks, in the booay
informal unget-at-able, in the sticks
North American informal jerkwater, in the tall timbers
Australian, New Zealand informal Barcoo, beyond the black stump
archaic unapproachable


2‘he lived a very isolated existence and was something of a recluse’

solitary, lonely, companionless, unaccompanied, by oneself, on one's own, alone, all alone, friendless
secluded, cloistered, sequestered, segregated
protected, cocooned, sheltered, insulated, immune
antisocial, unsociable, withdrawn, reclusive, introverted, hermitic
North American lonesome


3‘police believe the attack is an isolated incident’

unique, single, lone, sole, only, one, solitary, individual
unusual, uncommon, exceptional, anomalous, abnormal, odd, atypical, untypical
random, unrelated, stray, freak
informal one-off

common, multiple