in·su·lar / ˈins(y)ələr/ • adj. 1. ignorant of or uninterested in cultures, ideas, or peoples outside one's own experience: a stubbornly insular farming people. ∎ lacking contact with other people: people living restricted and sometimes insular existences. 2. of, relating to, or from an island: the movement of goods of insular origin. ∎ of or relating to the art and craftwork of Britain and Ireland in the early Middle Ages, esp. a form of Latin handwriting: insular illumination of the 6th century. ∎ (of climate) equable because of the influence of the sea. 3. Anat. of or relating to the insula of the brain. DERIVATIVES: in·su·lar·i·ty / ˌins(y)əˈlaritē; -ˈler-/ n. in·su·lar·ly adv.
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