isolated (adj.)

“站在与其他同类分离的地方”, 1740年, 法语 isolé “孤立的” (17世纪) 译成英语, 来自意大利语 isolato, 来自拉丁语 insulatus “做成岛屿”, 来自 insula “岛屿” (见 isle (n.) ). 英语起初使用的是法语单词(isole, 也有 isole'd, 约1750年), 后来 isolate (v.) 成为英语单词后, isolated 成为其过去分词.

[F]or I think it very natural to suppose, that all the People of this isolated Country, (I ask Pardon for a foreign Word) should have one Language. .. [“An Irregular Dissertation Occasioned by the Reading of Father Du Halde's Description of China,” 1740]

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Definitions of isolated from WordNet

isolated (adj.)
remote and separate physically or socially; "preserved because they inhabited a place apart"- W.H.Hudson;
tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization
Synonyms: apart / obscure
isolated (adj.)
not close together in time;
isolated instances of rebellion
Synonyms: stray
isolated (adj.)
being or feeling set or kept apart from others; "could not remain the isolated figure he had been"- Sherwood Anderson;
Synonyms: detached / separated / set-apart
isolated (adj.)
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;
Synonyms: disjunct
isolated (adj.)
cut off or left behind;
an isolated pawn
Synonyms: marooned / stranded
isolated (adj.)
under forced isolation especially for health reasons;
isolated patients
Synonyms: quarantined