Not able, wanting, or allowed to communicate with other people: they were separated and detained incommunicado
More example sentences
- We don't kidnap people and hold them incommunicado.
- The project from the 6th circle of hell has been put to bed (for the second time in a month) and, as far as work's concerned, I'm incommunicado for a week.
- For example, as discussed previously in this report, a person could be held incommunicado indefinitely with no apparent opportunity for judicial review.
mid 19th century: from Spanish incomunicado, past participle of incomunicar 'deprive of communication'.