72 adjectives to describe isolations

XI THE CORROSIVE That evening I smoked in a splendid isolation while the men whispered apart.

For two minutes of that absolute self-isolation would bring madness; if, indeed, it be not the very essence of madness itself.

But even the autocracy of the Sultan or the Czar seems ill to compensate the utter isolation of the throne; the lonely grandeur of one who can hardly have a friend, since he can never have an equal, among those around him.

The selfish isolation of nations is henceforth impossible.

These are, however, more than counterbalanced in my opinion by the following serious disadvantages: (a) the relative isolation of the investigators from their fellow scientists; (b) the necessity of importing all of the animals originally used; (c) the risk of destruction of the station by storms.

Antony, full of repentance and despair, shut himself up in Pharos, and there remained in gloomy isolation.

Probably no very highly specialized class can be strong in this intellectual quality because of the intellectual isolation incident to specialization; and yet administration or generalization is not only the faculty upon which social stability rests, but is, possibly, the highest faculty of the human mind.

But even to the lonely isolation of the Italian lakes the eyes of her husband's secret agents pursued her, spying on her every movement"uncertain shadows gliding in the twilight along the paths and between the hedges, and even in the cellars and attics of the villa"until the shadowy presences filled her with such terror and unrest that she sought to escape them by a long tour in the East.

In a nation, the consequence of total isolation is not felt as soon, but it will at length be felt as surely.

In the crisis of acute pessimism which had seized upon Clerambault during these months of inhuman isolation, he could not contemplate even the possibility of progress; that progress in which he had once believed, as men do in God.

This same tendency to great single works, this same fear of great connected systems, this same timid isolation of great creations from principles essential to their growth, is seen, too, in Nicholas's church-building.

The momentary suggestion of living in a cottage of Posilipo, completely alone, an existence of monastic isolation with all the conveniences of modern life, was dominating her like an obsession.

The proved achievement of the individual worker will win the employer, the unit plan with its solution of housing conditions and dreary isolation will overcome not only the opposition of the farmer's wife, but that of the intelligent worker.

Of all possibilities open to him Mr. Venizelos rejected the programme of continued isolation for Greece.

Unlike all other civilized peoples, it was in a state of voluntary, long-continued, and determined isolation.

The present moment was a point of dreadful isolation; there was no past to remember, no future to expect; she herself was alone and forsaken, the whole world dark, and heaven blank.

The elevated isolation, both figuratively and literally speaking, in which T.E. Willson lived and worked, in the midst of the most crowded thoroughfares of New York, always made me think of Professor Teufelsdrockh on the attic floor of "the highest house in the Wahngasse."

Remember how an enforced isolation, coupled with rough fare and hard work, will breed a craving for lights and laughter and the speech of friends.

This is then for him but a transient seclusion; but were he even condemned to eternal isolation, this isolation has ceased to terrify him, he accepts it!

Indeed, so strong, among the Arabs, is the instinct of ethnical isolation that, as a traveller relates, at Djidda, where sexual morality is held in little respect, a Bedouin woman may yield herself for money to a Turk or European, but would think herself forever dishonored if she were joined to him in lawful wedlock.

Through this circumstance she learned that Don José was not yet fifty, and that his gravity of manner and sedateness was more the result of fastidious isolation and temperament than years.

And in the feudal isolation of effort and apparent incapacity for combined action which characterized the different parts of Europe after the downfall of the Carolingian empire, it might well have seemed that political society had reverted towards a primitive type of structure.

Already she had lost the bloom of her beauty; she had grown stout and coarse through her excessive fondness for the pleasures of the table, and the rest of her days, which were passed in friendless isolation, she spent in indulging appetites, which added to her mountain of flesh while robbing her of the last trace of good-looks.

Because of its geographic isolation, the Scandinavian peninsula is the home of the purest Teutonic ethnic stock.

Both their geographical isolation and their constitution debar them from having any foreign policy.

72 adjectives to describe  isolations