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Antisocial - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Antisocial' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Antisocial [ a.]
- Tending to interrupt or destroy social intercourse; averse to society, or hostile to its existence; as, antisocial principles.

Meaning of 'Antisocial' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . antisocial [ s]
Meaning (1):
- hostile to or disruptive of normal standards of social behavior
Example in sentence:
  • an antisocial deed;
  • crimes...and other asocial behavior;
  • criminal behavior or conduct that violates the rights of other individuals is antisocial
Meaning (2):
- shunning contact with others
Example in sentence:
  • he's not antisocial; just shy;
  • standoffish and antisocial