psychopath

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Related to Antisocial Personality: borderline personality disorder, Antisocial behavior

psy·cho·path

 (sī′kə-păth′)
n.
A person who engages in psychopathic behavior or is affected by antisocial personality disorder.

[Back-formation from psychopathic.]

psychopath

(ˈsaɪkəʊˌpæθ)
n
(Psychiatry) a person afflicted with a personality disorder characterized by a tendency to commit antisocial and sometimes violent acts and a failure to feel guilt for such acts. Also called: sociopath
ˌpsychoˈpathic adj
ˌpsychoˈpathically adv

psy•cho•path

(ˈsaɪ kəˌpæθ)

n.
a person having a character disorder distinguished by amoral or antisocial behavior without feelings of remorse; psychopathic person.
[1880–85]

psychopath

An unstable individual who is unable to adjust to society.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.psychopath - someone with a sociopathic personalitypsychopath - someone with a sociopathic personality; a person with an antisocial personality disorder (`psychopath' was once widely used but has now been superseded by `sociopath')
mental case, neurotic, psychoneurotic - a person suffering from neurosis

psychopath

noun madman, lunatic, maniac, psychotic, nutter (Brit. slang), basket case (slang), nutcase (slang), sociopath, headcase (informal), mental case (slang), headbanger (informal), insane person She was abducted by a dangerous psychopath.
Translations

psychopath

[ˈsaɪkəʊpæθ] Npsicópata mf

psychopath

[ˈsaɪkəʊpæθ] npsychopathe mf

psychopath

nPsychopath(in) m(f)

psychopath

[ˈsaɪkəʊˌpæθ] npsicopatico/a

psy·cho·path

n. psicópata, persona que padece de trastornos mentales.

psychopath

n psicópata mf
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