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antisocial

an·ti·so·cial

antisocial

 
pronunciation:
aen ti so shl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: opposed or harmful to the values, institutions, or laws of an organized society.
Crime is an antisocial behavior.
similar words:
anarchic, defiant, deviant, lawless, rebellious
definition 2: hostile or unfriendly.
You're so unfriendly to my family that they think you're antisocial.
synonyms:
antagonistic, hostile, standoffish, unfriendly, unsociable
antonyms:
affable, friendly, sociable, social
similar words:
rough, rude, unsympathetic
definition 3: (informal) not liking to socialize with others; withdrawn.
He's been pretty antisocial lately, spending a lot of time alone in his room.Let's stay home tonight; I'm feeling kind of antisocial.
synonyms:
asocial, reclusive, unsociable
antonyms:
social
similar words:
retiring, shy, unsocial, withdrawn
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derivations: antisocially (adv.), antisociality (n.)
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