Translation of insular in Spanish:
- 1.1 (narrow, parochial) [mentality/environment] cerrado; [person] estrecho de miras, cerrado the students had formed into insular little cliques los estudiantes habían formado grupitos cerradosExample sentences1.2 [Geography/Geografía] [climate] insular; [people] isleño, de las islas
- For all the globalisation of the twenty-first century, we live in a fairly insular society where ‘outside’ opinions are seldom expressed or discussed.
- Though police inhabited an intensely insular culture, they shared one primary reference point with the citizens in whose name they served: the street.
- My emnity is directed at management, which has an odd insular culture that seems utterly unaware of how their decisions affect the customer.
- The peace and quiet of small town America seems to suit the taciturn Finn, but Joe, the loudmouth coffee wagon operator who parks outside Finn's depot, challenges Finn's insular existence.
- As a result, we have become very insular, and my parents in particular have found it difficult to form lasting friendships, or indeed temporary acquaintanceships.
- We, in our society, too frequently place ourselves in insular groups that do not freely talk to one another.
- Shalisa Creek Bay had been settling in for a day of quiet, insular restfulness.
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