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

Definition of insularity in English:


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.

Words that rhyme with insularity

angularity, barbarity, bipolarity, charity, circularity, clarity, complementarity, familiarity, granularity, hilarity, irregularity, jocularity, linearity, parity, particularity, peculiarity, polarity, popularity, regularity, secularity, similarity, singularity, solidarity, subsidiarity, unitarity, vernacularity, vulgarity
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