isolated

isolated (adj.) 1763, from Fr. isolé "isolated" (17c.) + English -ated (see -ATE (Cf. -ate) (2)). The French word is from It. isolato, from L. insulatus "made into an island," from insula "island." The French word was used at first in English (isole, also isole'd, c.1750), then after ISOLATE (Cf. isolate) became an English word, isolated became its past participle.

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