unsocial

adjective
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

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Other Words from unsocial

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

Examples of unsocial in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "Column: It’s Andrew Luck’s life and he’s one who has to live it, the way he wants," 31 Aug. 2019 Fueled by unsocial media, these playoffs brought out comparison upon comparison. Nick Canepa, sandiegouniontribune.com, "NBA may be fantastic, but Warriors far from all-time best," 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, "Where Is Evan Spiegel? Snap Inc.’s Founder Is Elusive, Secretive, and Soon to Be Very Rich," 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 15 Jul. 2020.

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unsocial

adjective
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English Language Learners Definition of unsocial

British : occurring at times that prevent you from being with your friends and family

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