how to pronounce insular

/ˈɪnsəlɚ/

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insular is pronounced in three syllables

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ɪnsəlɚ

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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

adjective:

  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 Having an inward-looking, standoffish, or withdrawn manner.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.

noun:

  1. An islander.

words that rhyme with insular

peninsular

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