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[in-kuh-myoo-ni-kah-doh] /ˌɪn kəˌmyu nɪˈkɑ doʊ/

(especially of a prisoner) deprived of any communication with others.
adverb, adjective
(postpositive) deprived of communication with other people, as while in solitary confinement

1844, American English, from Spanish incomunicado, past participle of incomunicar “deprive of communication,” from in- “not” + comunicar “communicate,” from Latin communicare “to share, impart” (see communication).


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