antisocial


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an·ti·so·cial

 (ăn′tē-sō′shəl, ăn′tī-)
adj.
1. Shunning the society of others; not sociable.
2. 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.
3. Antagonistic toward or disrespectful of others; rude.

an′ti·so′cial·ly adv.

antisocial

(ˌæntɪˈsəʊʃəl)
adj
1. avoiding the company of other people; unsociable
2. contrary or injurious to the interests of society in general
ˌantiˈsocially adv

an•ti•so•cial

(ˌæn tiˈsoʊ ʃəl, ˌæn taɪ-)

adj.
1. unwilling or unable to associate in a normal or friendly way with other people.
2. antagonistic, hostile, or unfriendly toward others.
3. opposed or detrimental to social order or the principles on which society is constituted: antisocial behavior.
[1790–1800]
an`ti•so′cial•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.antisocial - shunning contact with othersantisocial - shunning contact with others; "standoffish and antisocial"; "he's not antisocial; just shy"
unsociable - not inclined to society or companionship; "an unsociable nature...shy and reserved"; "generally unsociable except with intimate friends"; "unsociable behavior"; "an unsociable neighborhood"
2.antisocial - hostile to or disruptive of normal standards of social behavior; "criminal behavior or conduct that violates the rights of other individuals is antisocial"; "crimes...and other asocial behavior"; "an antisocial deed"
unsocial - not seeking or given to association; being or living without companions; "the unsocial disposition to neglect one's neighbors"

antisocial

anti-social
adjective
1. unsociable, reserved, retiring, withdrawn, alienated, unfriendly, uncommunicative, misanthropic, asocial a generation of teenagers who will become aggressive and anti-social
unsociable social, friendly, sociable, gregarious, philanthropic, companionable
2. disruptive, disorderly, hostile, menacing, rebellious, belligerent, antagonistic, uncooperative Playing these games can lead to anti-social behaviour.
Translations
لاإجْتِماعينَفور مِن الأخْتِلاط بِالآخِرين
nespolečenskýprotispolečenský
indesluttetsamfundsfjendtligusocial
antiszociális
andfélagslegurófélagslyndur
antisocialinisatsiskyręs nuo žmoniųieškantis vienumoskenkiantis visuomeneikenksmingas visuomenei
antisociālsnesabiedrisks
nespoločenský
asosyalinsan ilişkilerinden kaçantoplum yaşayışına aykırıtoplumun hoş karşılamadığı

antisocial

[ˈæntɪˈsəʊʃəl] ADJ
1. (= offensive) [behaviour, tendency] → antisocial
2. (= unsociable) → insociable

antisocial

[ˈæntɪˈsəʊʃl] adj (behaviour, tendency, against society) → antisociale; (unsociable) → scorbutico/a, asociale

antisocial

(ӕntiˈsəuʃəl) adjective
1. against the welfare of the community etc. It is antisocial to drop rubbish in the street.
2. not wanting the company of others. Since his wife died, he has become more and more antisocial.

an·ti·so·cial

a. antisocial, opuesto-a a los derechos humanos o a las normas legales de la sociedad.

antisocial

adj antisocial
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