adjective an·ti·so·cial \ˌan-tē-ˈsō-shəl, ˌan-ˌtī-\

: violent or harmful to people

: not friendly to other people

Full Definition of ANTISOCIAL

:  averse to the society of others :  unsociable
:  hostile or harmful to organized society; especially :  being or marked by behavior deviating sharply from the social norm
an·ti·so·cial·ly \-shə-lē\ adverb

Examples of ANTISOCIAL

  1. She's not being antisocial; she's just shy at parties.
  2. <she's not antisocial, just extremely shy>

First Known Use of ANTISOCIAL


Other Psychology Terms

fetish, hypochondria, intelligence, mania, narcissism, neurosis, pathological, psychosis, schadenfreude, subliminal

Rhymes with ANTISOCIAL


adjective an·ti·so·cial \-ˈsō-shəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ANTISOCIAL

:  hostile or harmful to organized society: as a :  being or marked by behavior deviating sharply from the social norm b :  of, relating to, or characterized by an antisocial personality, the antisocial personality disorder, or behavior typical of either


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