remote and separate physically or socially
"existed over the centuries as a world apart"
"preserved because they inhabited a place apart"- W.H.Hudson
"tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization"
"an obscure village"
under forced isolation especially for health reasons
"a quarantined animal"
cut off or left behind
"an isolated pawn"
"several stranded fish in a tide pool"
"travelers marooned by the blizzard"
marked by separation of or from usually contiguous elements
"little isolated worlds, as abruptly disjunct and unexpected as a palm-shaded well in the Sahara"- Scientific Monthly
being or feeling set or kept apart from others
"she felt detached from the group"
"could not remain the isolated figure he had been"- Sherwood Anderson
"thought of herself as alone and separated from the others"
"had a set-apart feeling"
- set apart
not close together in time
"isolated instances of rebellion"
"a few stray crumbs"