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social isolation

noun, Sociology
1.
a state or process in which persons, groups, or cultures lose or do not have communication or cooperation with one another, often resulting in open conflict.
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  • The loneliness and social isolation, if your workplace even partly filled that need, if you have no family for moral support.
  • Some have faulted the increasing social isolation of medical education, training and practice.

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