Antisocial meaning

ăntē-sōshəl, ăntī-
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Antisocial is defined as someone who is unable, or chooses not, to spend time with other people, and sometimes expresses their feelings in an unkind or rude way.

An example of an antisocial person is a hermit.

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The definition of antisocial is someone who goes against the norms in society or behavior.

An example of an antisocial person is Timothy McVeigh.

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Hostile to or disruptive of the established social order; marked by or engaging in behavior that violates accepted mores.

Gangs engaging in vandalism and other antisocial behavior.

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Antagonistic toward or disrespectful of others; rude.
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Shunning the society of others; not sociable.
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Antagonistic, hostile, or unfriendly toward others; menacing.
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An antisocial individual.
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Shunning the society of others; not sociable.
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Opposed to social order or the principles of society; hostile toward society.
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Avoiding association with others; unsociable.
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Against the basic principles of society; harmful to the welfare of the people generally.
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Hostile to or disruptive of the established social order; marked by or engaging in behavior that violates accepted mores.

Gangs engaging in vandalism and other antisocial behavior.

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Unwilling or unable to associate normally with other people.
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Origin of antisocial

  • anti- +‎ social

    From Wiktionary