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insular

in·su·lar

insular

 
 
pronunciation:
In s lr [or] In sy lr
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to an island or the formation of an island.
definition 2: physically isolated; standing alone.
an insular structure
definition 3: closed to new ideas; narrow-minded.
Their insular attitudes kept them from seeing any value in new art forms.
antonyms:
broad-minded
similar words:
narrow-minded, petty, provincial
definition 4: characteristic of the inhabitants of an island.
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derivations: insularly (adv.), insularity (n.)