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Definition of "antisocial" []

  • Shunning the society of others; not sociable. (adjective)
  • Hostile to or disruptive of the established social order; marked by or engaging in behavior that violates accepted mores: gangs engaging in vandalism and other antisocial behavior. (adjective)
  • Antagonistic toward or disrespectful of others; rude. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "antisocial" in a sentence
  • "The term antisocial forces is considered code in Japanese for organized crime."
  • "They use the term antisocial personality disorder."
  • "The Socialists are firmly against the idea of a 'social-VAT,' which they describe as antisocial, saying it helps business owners while hurting consumers."