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There is an important difference between love and friendship. While the former delights in extremes and opposites, the latter demands equality.
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Etymology

First as past participle "isolated", from Italian isolato, "secluded", from isola, "island", from Latin insula, "island".

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Noun

Singular
isolation

Plural
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isolation (-)
  1. The act of isolating.
  2. The state of being isolated, detached, or separated.

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French

Noun

isolation f. (plural isolations)

  1. isolation
  2. insulation

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