un·​so·​cial | \ ˌən-ˈsō-shəl How to pronounce unsocial (audio) \

Definition of unsocial

: lacking a taste or desire for society or close association also : marked by or arising from such a lack an unsocial disposition

Other Words from unsocial

unsocially \ ˌən-​ˈsō-​sh(ə-​)lē How to pronounce unsocial (audio) \ adverb

Examples of unsocial in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The choice of verbs on social media seems, to Miss Manners, to demonstrate a decidedly unsocial intent. Washington Post, 6 Jan. 2022 And so this silly question is making the rounds on silly sports talk shows and silly unsocial media: Which NFL team is Julio Jones-away from winning the Super Bowl? Nick Canepa Columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 June 2021 Of course the talk show/unsocial media furor over Luck’s retirement hasn’t been surprising, because people are idiots — and that includes certain numbskull members of the media. San Diego Union-Tribune, 31 Aug. 2019 Fueled by unsocial media, these playoffs brought out comparison upon comparison. Nick Canepa, sandiegouniontribune.com, 17 June 2017 Snap Inc., which this week could become the biggest technology public offering in years, is the unsocial social-media company. Georgia Wells, WSJ, 27 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of unsocial

1731, in the meaning defined above

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“Unsocial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsocial. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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