Definitions for antisocialˌæn tiˈsoʊ ʃəl, ˌæn taɪ-
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shunning contact with others
"standoffish and antisocial"; "he's not antisocial; just shy"
hostile to or disruptive of normal standards of social behavior
"criminal behavior or conduct that violates the rights of other individuals is antisocial"; "crimes...and other asocial behavior"; "an antisocial deed"
Unwilling or unable to associate normally with other people
antagonistic, hostile, or unfriendly toward others; menacing
Opposed to social order or the principles of society; hostile toward society
tending to interrupt or destroy social intercourse; averse to society, or hostile to its existence; as, antisocial principles
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As their behavior looks like mental illness, some of these people end up admitted in psychiatric hospitals, while others are imprisoned or placed in state psychiatric hospitals after being diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder.
There are souls that are incurable and lost to the rest of society. Deprive them of one means of folly, they will invent ten thousand others. They will create subtler, wilder methods, methods that are absolutely DESPERATE. Nature herself is fundamentally antisocial, it is only by a usurpation of powers that the organized body of society opposes the natural inclination of humanity.
It is impossible to think of Howard Hughes without seeing the apparently bottomless gulf between what we say we want and what we do want, between what we officially admire and secretly desire, between, in the largest sense, the people we marry and the people we love. In a nation which increasingly appears to prize social virtues, Howard Hughes remains not merely antisocial but grandly, brilliantly, surpassingly, asocial. He is the last private man, the dream we no longer admit.
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- ana-chuideachdail, ana-chaidreamhach, ana-chonaltrachScottish Gaelic
- антисоциа́льный, антиобще́ственныйRussian
- asocial, antisocialSwedish
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