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insularity

Syllabification: in·su·lar·i·ty
Pronunciation: /ˌins(y)əˈlerədē
 
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Definition of insularity in English:

noun

Ignorance of or lack of interest in cultures, ideas, or peoples outside one’s own experience: an example of British insularity
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  • You will be hounded and pilloried by the institutional left, ruled as they are by a parochial insularity and dogmatism.
  • The historic insularity and xenophobia of the Japanese have perpetuated a style of cooking relying on the indigenous ingredients of the country.
  • Staten Island, to the south, retains an insularity forged over the years before the Verrazano Narrows Bridge linked it with Brooklyn in 1964.

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