isolated; petty; prejudiced; separate
Closed off from other people.
Narrow minded and uninterested in others.
Comes from the Latin word "insula" - meaning “island".
An insular people live on the island.
The insular boy never played with the other children. He like to be alone.
Remember: Insular reminds us of insulate. We insulate a house to keep out the cold.
We keep the cold away from us.
Used at work:
The team must be insular from the testing department so they will not change the results of the tests.
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