insularity


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Synonyms for insularity

the state of being isolated or detached

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Given that the island of Malta is situated in the periphery of the EU and given our insularity, we can relate to most of these challenges, he said.
Such insularity in the medium to long term is in fact good for Africa.
Catholic insularity is a downside of Irish-Italian unity, and Moses fails to explore many of insularity's implications and consequences.
The Cape Verdean authorities have systematically requested special treatment from all ECOWAS institutions to help tackle the underlying vulnerabilities of the country's insularity and for it to become fully integrated in the ECOWAS region.
TEACHERS should challenge British insularity and reluctance to learn languages and teach pupils to speak more than just "functional" phrasebook expressions, according to a leading headmistress.
And that shocking insularity is amongst the biggest reasons why England fails time after time at major tournaments.
Yet in Zhong Lihe's case, insularity is another word for specificity: the specificity that is the soul of narrative.
President Bill Clinton of the moral failure of insularity for his inadequate response to the genocide in Rwanda in 1994.
Part II addresses the household economy and insularity developed in inshore fishing communities.
I am inclined to agree with Mr Tompkins that the priority given to the Welsh language serves only to promote insularity at a time when students need transferable skills to compete.
We must, as Christians, implement the Apostolic Exhortation to avoid the danger and risk to the Christian presence," the President urged, stressing the need to adopt dialogue and cling to the message of freedom and openness, fight insularity and isolation, not rely on foreign protection by authoritarian regimes and reject minorities' alliances.
1) The insularity problem arises when different believers possess divergent noetic structures whose beliefs contradict one another and, most problematically, lack common grounds on which to adjudicate their claims.
As the paired square waterfalls at ground zero remind us, much came down that day: debris, and assumptions about insularity and security.
Our island insularity has gone forever, more's the pity.
Our insularity as an island nation has gone with widespread air travel, more is the pity.