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Meaning of "insularity" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF INSULARITY

insularity  [ˌɪnsjʊˈlærɪtɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF INSULARITY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Insularity is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES INSULARITY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Insularity

Insularity reflects a wide range of physical and emotional meanings in accordance with a person or place: ▪ For a place, it relates to an island or any physically isolated place distant and inaccessible without sufficient means of transport. For example, surrounded by water, mountains, or desert. ▪ It may also mean a person, group of people, or a community that is only concerned with their limited way of life and not at all interested in new ideas or other cultures.

Definition of insularity in the English dictionary

The definition of insularity in the dictionary is narrow-mindedness.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH INSULARITY


angularity
ˌæŋɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
bipolarity
ˌbaɪpəʊˈlærɪtɪ
capillarity
ˌkæpɪˈlærɪtɪ
cellularity
ˌseljʊˈlærɪtɪ
circularity
ˌsɜːkjʊˈlærɪtɪ
dissimilarity
ˌdɪsɪmɪˈlærɪtɪ
granularity
ˌɡrænjʊˈlærɪtɪ
hilarity
hɪˈlærɪtɪ
irregularity
ɪˌrɛɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
jocularity
ˌdʒɒkjʊˈlærɪtɪ
modularity
ˌmɒdjʊˈlærɪtɪ
molarity
mɒˈlærɪtɪ
muscularity
ˌmʌskjʊˈlærɪtɪ
particularity
pəˌtɪkjʊˈlærɪtɪ
polarity
pəʊˈlærɪtɪ
popularity
ˌpɒpjʊˈlærɪtɪ
regularity
ˌrɛɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
secularity
ˌsɛkjʊˈlærɪtɪ
singularity
ˌsɪŋɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
vascularity
ˌvæskjʊˈlærɪtɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE INSULARITY

insula
insulae
insulant
insular
insularism
insularly
insulate
insulated
insulating material
insulating tape
insulation
insulator
insulin
insulin reaction
insulin shock
insulin treatment
insulin-dependent
insulinase
insulse
insulsity

WORDS THAT END LIKE INSULARITY

authority
charity
clarity
collinearity
complementarity
disparity
familiarity
interdisciplinarity
linearity
multicollinearity
nonlinearity
osmolarity
parity
peculiarity
planarity
rarity
registered charity
similarity
solidarity
unfamiliarity
vulgarity

Synonyms and antonyms of insularity in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «insularity» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF INSULARITY

Find out the translation of insularity to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of insularity from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «insularity» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

偏狭
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

insularidad
570 millions of speakers

English

insularity
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

संकीर्णता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

انعزالي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

замкнутость
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

insularidade
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সংকীর্ণচিত্ততা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

insularité
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Insularity
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Engstirnigkeit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

偏狭
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

편협
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Insularity
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đảo nhỏ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒதுக்கவியல்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निरपेक्षता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dar görüşlülük
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

insularità
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wyspiarskiego
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

замкнутість
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

insularitate
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

νησιωτικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

die insulaire
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ökaraktär
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

øyboer
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of insularity

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «INSULARITY»

The term «insularity» is regularly used and occupies the 72.160 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «INSULARITY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «insularity» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «insularity» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about insularity

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «INSULARITY»

Discover the use of insularity in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to insularity and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Islanded Identities: Constructions of Postcolonial Cultural ...
And, in islands freed from overt colonialism, but often beset by neocolo¬nial forces of domination and control, identities are constructed so as to diffe¬rentiate insider from outsider ¿ even when the outsider comes from within.This is ...
Maeve McCusker, Anthony Soares, 2011
2
The Dance of the Islands: Insularity, Networks, the Athenian ...
Christy Constantakopoulou examines the history of the Aegean islands and changing concepts of insularity, with particular emphasis on the fifth century BC. Islands are a prominent feature of the Aegean landscape, and this inevitably created ...
Christy Constantakopoulou, 2007
3
Perceived Threat, In-group Insularity, and Anti-immigrant ...
There has recently been a sharp increase in support for anti-immigrant policies in Europe.
James Ronald Smerbeck, 2007
4
The End of Insularity: Essays in Comparative Business History
The Cossacks responded by fighting effectively and reliably on the Russian Front and in the Balkans. Their reward was forced repatriation into Stalin's Gulag at the hands of the Western powers in 1945.
Richard Peter Treadwell Davenport-Hines, Geoffrey Jones, 1988
5
Insularity and development: international perspectives on ...
With the fast-growing interest in islands and insularity, this volume will fill a gap in the literature on the subject.
Emilio Biagini, B. S. Hoyle, 1999
6
A Fallen Angel: The Status Insularity of the Female Alcoholic
An analysis of the literature and of the author's own research on female alcoholics that uses the concept of status insularity to expand labeling theory within the field of the sociology of deviance.
Florence Ridlon, 1988
7
Prehistoric and Protohistoric Cyprus: Identity, Insularity, ...
In this extensively illustrated study, A. Bernard Knapp addresses an under-studied but dynamic new field of archaeological enquiry - the social identity of prehistoric and protohistoric Mediterranean islanders.
A. Bernard Knapp, 2008
8
SPORT AND AMERICAN SOCIETY: Exceptionalism, Insularity, ...
The first systematic inquiry into American insularity, exceptionalism and imperialism with a collection of provocative essays relating common threads of discussion from politics and economics to the sporting arena.
Mark Dyreson, J. A. Mangan, 2013
9
The Azorean Culture: An Examination in Insularity's ...
To understand the Azorean culture is to study the experience of the people of these solitary islands.
Rita L. Bohn, 2003
10
Out of Bounds: Islands and the Demarcation of Identity in ...
Although the excessive attachment to spatialized self-fashioning may impede the evolution of Caribbean expression, the rhetoric of insularity has proven surprisingly malleable; Caribbean writing has remained fundamentally insular, but this ...
Dara E. Goldman, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «INSULARITY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term insularity is used in the context of the following news items.
1
When Swastika and I were cornered, we held hands: Suman …
Now, Tollywood promotes insularity. Does your anti-establishment stand affect your personal relationship with filmmakers too? They respect me ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
2
Seven Museums Each Tackle a Deadly Sin - Hyperallergic
... confined by a self-imposed insularity that they can only deal superficially with rich subject matter that is more meaningfully engaged in fiction, ... «Hyperallergic, Jul 15»
3
The Journey Of The Unwed Mother In Hindi Mainstream Cinema
Getting pregnant in the UK gives Vidya the social insularity India might have denied her. But even so, she is proud of her decision and almost ... «Google, Jul 15»
4
Fed's Williams vows more transparency after meeting with Fed Up
Regional Fed banks' executive searches are also under scrutiny for apparent insularity. Williams said the meeting also reminded him that ... «The Fiscal Times, Jul 15»
5
New stringent immigration laws will hurt Britain's economy
The historic turn towards insularity was evident from the early days of the first David Cameron government from 2010 to 2015. We will never ... «Hindustan Times, Jul 15»
6
No holds barred: Moving past Chabad's reluctance on Zionism to …
Indeed, Chabad's continued insularity – wholly insistent on spreading Jewish observance exclusively to Jews as opposed to having Jewish ... «Jerusalem Post Israel News, Jul 15»
7
MS MR, 'How Does It Feel' - Music - The Boston Globe
... “Hurricane,” but the duo's gaze remains trained on both the expanse of the horizon and the insularity of the internal drama. (Out Friday). «Boston Globe, Jul 15»
8
'Cruel' abuser jailed after years on the run
... dealt with "in-house", and Grynhaus had relied on a "prevailing attitude of insularity" to keep his sickening crimes from ever being exposed. «Jewish Chronicle, Jul 15»
9
Continuity and Change (2), Articles | THISDAY LIVE
... are invariably followed by loud murmurs of treachery and insularity driven narrowing down of a potential field of would-be traitors. In a polity ... «THISDAY Live, Jul 15»
10
For past or modern champions, Old Course still wins
It was a comment on their insularity and the assumption everything great in golf could only possibly happen at home. It was Thomson who ... «Golf Australia, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Insularity [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/insularity>. Aug 2020 ».
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