Definition of Isolationism:

  1. Political or economical policy that isolates a country from participating in international relationships. It has been suggested that the United States participates in isolationism because of its lack of involvement in particular wars or alliances. During World War I, the United States refused to join the League of Nations, thus isolating itself from other countries. Individuals that believe and support isolationism are considered isolationists.

  2. A policy of remaining apart from the affairs or interests of other groups, especially the political affairs of other countries.

Synonyms of Isolationism

Eisenhower Doctrine, Jim Crow, Monroe Doctrine, Nixon Doctrine, Truman Doctrine, Apartheid, Apartness, Appeasement, Balance of power, Brinkmanship, Capitalism, Coexistence, Colonialism, Compromise, Containment, Detachment, Detente, Deterrence, Diplomacy, Diplomatic, Diplomatics, Dollar diplomacy, Dollar imperialism, Expansionism, Foreign affairs, Foreign policy, Free competition, Free enterprise, Free trade, Good-neighbor policy, Imperialism, Internationalism, Isolation, Laissez-aller, Laissez-faire, Laissez-faireism, Let-alone policy, Let-alone principle, Liberalism, Manifest destiny, Militarism, Nationalism, Neocolonialism, Neutralism, Noninterference, Nonintervention, Nonresistance, Open door, Open-door policy, Peace offensive, Peaceful coexistence, Preparedness, Privacy, Privatism, Privatization, Quarantine, Recess, Reclusion, Retirement, Retreat, Rustication, Seclusion, Secrecy, Segregation, Self-regulating market, Separation, Sequestration, Shirt-sleeve diplomacy, Shuttle diplomacy, Spheres of influence, Splendid isolation, The big stick, Tough policy, Withdrawal, World politics

How to use Isolationism in a sentence?

  1. The country chose a policy of isolationism that made it a secondary player in world political events.

Meaning of Isolationism & Isolationism Definition