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Definition of "unsocial" []

  • Having or showing a lack of desire for the company of others. (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 "unsocial" in a sentence
  • "The impetus to development Kant found in the restlessness arising from the conflict in man between his social and antisocial tendencies, in what he calls the unsocial sociableness of man, his desire for gain and power, his greed and competitiveness."
  • "For Deleuze and Guattari, the schizophrenic is a challenge to the political and linguistic systems simultaneously since he utilizes language in unsocial and antisocial ways."
  • "Can we say that money causes people to act in unsocial ways, causes them to be greedy and insensitive to the needs of others?"