non·​so·​cial | \ ˌnän-ˈsō-shəl How to pronounce nonsocial (audio) \

Definition of nonsocial

: not socially oriented : lacking a social component

Examples of nonsocial in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The up or down arrows were a nonsocial, abstract cue. Bradley J. Fikes,, "A peek into the brains of autistic children may lead to better treatments," 31 Jan. 2018 And now even a nonsocial network, Alphabet Inc., the parent company of Google and the elephant in the digital room, is looking to get in the game. Daisuke Wakabayashi, New York Times, "New York Fashion Week," 1 Sep. 2016

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First Known Use of nonsocial

1857, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonsocial.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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