the state of being isolated or detached;
"the insulation of England was preserved by the English Channel"
- They are insular rather than embracing.
- They are insular--and proud of it.
- The British are often accused of being insular.
- My sentiments at heart were insular and medieval.
- Fame doesn't have to be so insular, some say.
- "I wish you weren't so insular, darling." said Mrs. Sutcliffe.