The Cheney team was insular and close-knit, not usually ones for gossip.
The country, with a population of just 725,000, has an insular nature preserving it as a time capsule.
He has such an insular comfort zone, and he seems terrified of going outside it.
Is the insular art world not giving us the excitement we crave?
He could see no place for himself in that insular world if he lived as an openly gay man.
That is to say, the Napoleonic wars had made Europe unpleasant, England was sensibly glad to be insular.
That made him angry, and he said that insular envy made me unresponsive.
Of the taxes accruing to the insular Treasury under the above law, 10 per cent.
Besides, wasn't it all rather sudden, from an insular point of view?
If only this insular confidence that for Britons there is no defeat be not too rudely broken!
1610s, "of or pertaining to an island," from Late Latin insularis, from Latin insula "island" (see isle). Metaphoric sense "narrow, prejudiced" is 1775, from notion of being cut off from intercourse with other nations, especially with reference to the situation of Great Britain. Earlier adjective in the literal sense was insulan (mid-15c.), from Latin insulanus.
insular in·su·lar (ĭn'sə-lər, ĭns'yə-)
Of or being an isolated tissue or island of tissue.