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asocial

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adjective aso·cial \(ˈ)ā-ˈsō-shəl\

Medical Definition of asocial

  1. :  not social: asa:  not involving or taking part in social interaction with others <Swimming is, by nature, asocial … the human community is peripheral.—Akiko Busch, The New York Times, 8 July 2007> <… the very individual and often asocial lives of contemporary artists …—Nancy Hynes, Prospect (London), May 2003>b:  hostile or harmful to organized society :  antisocial <The family dynamics of kids who bounce from one home environment to the next could result in behavioral patterns that can lead to asocial activities that include violence, petty crime or drug abuse …—James Edward Mills, The Wisconsin State Journal, 1 Aug. 2007>





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