GRE Word List

INSULARITY

narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula

The meaning of the word insularity is narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula.

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WordMeaning
abnegationrenunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation
certitudecertainty
interbury; N. interment
bulksize or volume (esp. when very large); main part; Ex. The bulk of the work has already been done; ADJ. bulky: having great size
obsessiverelated to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
habituateaccustom or familiarize; addict
sleightdexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
perpetualeverlasting
demolitiondestruction; V. demolish
mollifysoothe an angry person