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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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  1. Alex
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    Karen
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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. Imohimi Edgal:

    It is the duty of everybody, not only the police, to ensure that such antisocial behavior, such social vices, such crimes, are checked so that we can create communities that protect our children from such deviant behavior.

  3. Joan Didion:

    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.

  4. Susan Whitbourne:

    It's just a plain old version of antisocial behavior, it is an antisocial act, and it's outside the bounds of proper social behavior.

  5. Eric Goldman:

    The whole point of section 230 is to enable sites like Reddit to allow conversations to take place, knowing that some conversations will be antisocial and in some cases illegal, section 230 says that’s not the responsibility of the service that creates the venue of those conversations.

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