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so·ci·o·path

 (sō′sē-ə-păth′, -shē-)
n.
A psychopath or a person with antisocial personality disorder.

so′ci·o·path′ic adj.
so′ci·op′a·thy (-ŏp′ə-thē) n.

sociopath

(ˈsəʊsɪəˌpæθ)
n
(Psychiatry) psychiatry another name for psychopath
ˌsocioˈpathic adj
sociopathy n

so•ci•o•path

(ˈsoʊ si əˌpæθ, ˈsoʊ ʃi-)

n.
a person, as a psychopath, whose behavior is antisocial and who lacks a sense of moral responsibility or social conscience.
[1940–45]
so`ci•o•path′ic, adj.

sociopath

A person suffering from a personality disorder that involves extreme antisocial behavior.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sociopath - someone with a sociopathic personalitysociopath - 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personality; a person with an antisocial personality disorder (`psychopath' was once widely used but has now been superseded by `sociopath')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
Translations
Soziopath

sociopath

[ˈsəʊsɪəʊpæθ] Nsociópata mf, inadaptado/a m/f social

sociopath

[ˈsəʊsiəpæθ] nsociopathe mfsocio-political sociopolitical [ˌsəʊsiəʊpəˈlɪtɪkəl] adjsociopolitique

so·ci·o·path

n. sociópata, persona caracterizada por una conducta antisocial.
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