how to pronounce insular


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The above transcription of insular is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

insular is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of insular in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and large the art world was insular and …”

meanings of insular


  1. Situated on an island.
  2. Relating to the insula in the brain.
  3. Separate or isolated from the surroundings; having little interaction with external parties; provincial.
  4. Having an inward-looking, standoffish, or withdrawn manner.
  5. Relating to insulin.
  6. Of, pertaining to, being, or resembling an island or islands.


  1. An islander.

words that rhyme with insular


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