antisocial personality disorder(redirected from Anti-social personality disorder)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms.
Related to Anti-social personality disorder: borderline personality disorder, sociopath, Avoidant personality disorder, Narcissistic personality disorder
antisocial personality disorder
A personality disorder characterized by chronic antisocial behavior and violation of the law and the rights of others.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||antisocial personality disorder - a personality disorder characterized by amorality and lack of affect; capable of violent acts without guilt feelings (`psychopathic personality' was once widely used but was superseded by `sociopathic personality' to indicate the social aspects of the disorder, but now `antisocial personality disorder' is the preferred term)|
personality disorder - inflexible and maladaptive patterns of behavior
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.