antisocial

[an-tee-soh-shuhl, an-tahy-]
adjective
1.
unwilling or unable to associate in a normal or friendly way with other people: He's not antisocial, just shy.
2.
antagonistic, hostile, or unfriendly toward others; menacing; threatening: an antisocial act.
3.
opposed or detrimental to social order or the principles on which society is constituted: antisocial behavior.
4.
Psychiatry. of or pertaining to a pattern of behavior in which social norms and the rights of others are persistently violated.
noun
5.
a person exhibiting antisocial traits.

Origin:
1790–1800; anti- + social

antisociality, noun
antisocially, adverb


1. unsociable, retiring, misanthropic. 2. disruptive; intimidating; sinister.


1. gregarious; genial, affable.
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antisocial (ˌæntɪˈsəʊʃəl)
 
adj
1.  avoiding the company of other people; unsociable
2.  contrary or injurious to the interests of society in general
 
anti'socially
 
adv

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antisocial an·ti·so·cial (ān'tē-sō'shəl, ān'tī-)
adj.
Behaving in a manner that violates the social or legal norms of society.


an'ti·so'cial·ly adv.
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Example sentences
Children with conduct disorder may go on to develop personality disorders as
  adults, particularly antisocial personality disorder.
The groups were tested for antisocial personality disorder, psychopathy, and
  aggression.
Antisocial or criminal behavior may stem from damage to the part of the brain
  that governs moral reasoning.
Not everyone who heads for the wilderness is antisocial.
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