enisled

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

en- +‎ isle +‎ -ed

Adjective[edit]

enisled (not comparable)

  1. Placed alone or apart, as if on an island.
    • 1852, Matthew Arnold, To Marguerite: Continued:
      YES! in the sea of life enisl’d, / With echoing straits between us thrown, / Dotting the shoreless watery wild, / We mortal millions live alone.
    • 2007, W. J. Thomas Mitchell, The Late Derrida, page 58:
      For Derrida, no isthmus, no bridge, no road, no communication or transfer, connects or can ever connect my enisled self to other selves.
    • 2015, Lauren Baratz-Logsted, Isn't It Bro-Mantic?: A Johnny Smith Novel[1]:
      Truth to tell, I'm feeling pretty enisled on my lounge chair, but that state will not hold for long because apparently I have a visitor.

Verb[edit]

enisled

  1. simple past tense and past participle of enisle

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