a place or situation remote from worldly or practical affairs: the university as an ivory tower.
an attitude of aloofness from or disdain or disregard for worldly or practical affairs: his ivory tower of complacency.
Origin: Related forms
translation of French tour d'ivoire, phrase used by C.A. Sainte-Beuve in reference to the isolated life of the poet A. de Vigny (1837)
i·vo·ry-tow·ered, i·vo·ry-tow·er·ish, adjective
i·vo·ry-tow·er·ism, i·vo·rytow·er·ish·ness, noun
i·vo·ry-tow·er·ist, i·vo·ry-tow·er·ite, noun
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is always a great word to know.
So is interrobang. Does it mean: