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asocial

a·so·cial

asocial

pronunciation:
eI so shl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not seeking the company of others; not gregarious, sometimes because lacking social skills.
similar words:
antisocial
definition 2: inconsiderate or selfish.
Word Parts
The word asocial contains the following part:
a-1, an-1 Greek prefix that means not, without
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Words prefixed with a-1, an-1 are nouns and adjectives. Some are loanwords from Greek (amorphous , atrophy ). Others are English formations, which may attach the prefix to English words of Latin origin (asocial , amoral ) or Greek origin (apolitical). The form a-1 is used before bases beginning with a consonant, while an-1 is used before bases beginning with a vowel.