Definition of antisocial
- Although community placement before discharge reduces subsequent antisocial behavior, most have apparently required outpatient mental health services indefinitely …
- —Nathaniel S. Lehrman
She's not being antisocial; she's just shy at parties.
she's not antisocial, just extremely shy
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: violent or harmful to people
: not friendly to other people
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to pay off by making regular payments
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