What does antisocial mean?

Definitions for antisocial
ˌæn tiˈsoʊ ʃəl, ˌæn taɪ-an·ti·so·cial

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. antisocialadjective

    shunning contact with others

    "standoffish and antisocial"; "he's not antisocial; just shy"

  2. antisocial, asocialadjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. antisocialadjective

    Unwilling or unable to associate normally with other people

  2. antisocialadjective

    antagonistic, hostile, or unfriendly toward others; menacing

  3. antisocialadjective

    Opposed to social order or the principles of society; hostile toward society

Webster Dictionary

  1. Antisocialadjective

    tending to interrupt or destroy social intercourse; averse to society, or hostile to its existence; as, antisocial principles

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Antisocial

    an-ti-sōsh′al, adj. opposed to the principles and usages of society. [Anti- and Social.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of antisocial in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of antisocial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of antisocial in a Sentence

  1. Jacob Mitich:

    He didn’t like to communicate, he was antisocial, the previous year he’d won Buffalo Bill club series. I didn’t think he had a reaction to winning or losing.

  2. John Kelly:

    Asocial is pretty much somebody that likes to be alone…they’re not hurting anybody, antisocial is when you strike out at society and have a lot of anger and resentment.

  3. Adam Lankford:

    There are several pathways we observe : antisocial individuals who are part of a gang, depressed and despondent persons who are highly distressed over a grievance and believe they have no future, and a small group of persons with severe mental illness that includes delusional thinking, in a workplace shooting, you want to look at the latter two as most likely.

  4. Adonis Sfera:

    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.

  5. Larry Rosen:

    The use of these types of technology to distance yourself from understanding human emotions and human context can predict more symptoms, for example of social phobia, or more symptoms of antisocial personality disorder.

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