isolated etymology

English word isolated comes from Latin -atam, Latin insula, and later Latin insulo (I make into an island.)

Detailed word origin of isolated

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-atam Latin (lat)
insula Latin (lat) Island. Residential or apartment block (usually for the lower class).
insulo Latin (lat) I make into an island.
insulatus Latin (lat) Made into an island.
insolato Italian (ita)
isolé French (fra) (cycling) An independent rider in the Tour de France. Isolated.
isolated English (eng) (chess, of a pawn) Such that no pawn of the same color is in an adjacent file.. (medicine) Which has been extracted from the organism.. (meteorology, of precipitation) affecting 10 percent to 20 percent of a forecast zone.. Placed or standing apart or alone; in isolation.

Words with the same origin as isolated

Descendants of insula
insulin isle isolate