Definitions for sociopathˈsoʊ si əˌpæθ, ˈsoʊ ʃi-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

so•ci•o•pathˈsoʊ si əˌpæθ, ˈsoʊ ʃi-(n.)

  1. a person, as a psychopath, whose behavior is antisocial and who lacks a sense of moral responsibility or social conscience.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of sociopath:

1940–45

so`ci•o•path′ic(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sociopath, psychopath(noun)

    someone with a sociopathic personality; a person with an antisocial personality disorder (`psychopath' was once widely used but has now been superseded by `sociopath')

Wiktionary

  1. sociopath(Noun)

    A person with an antisocial personality disorder, exhibiting antisocial behavior that usually is the result of social and environmental factors in the person's early life.

  2. Origin: Coined c. 1930 by George Everett Partridge, American psychologist;

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