antisocial personality disorder


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antisocial personality disorder

n.
A personality disorder characterized by chronic antisocial behavior and violation of the law and the rights of others.
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Noun1.antisocial personality disorder - a personality disorder characterized by amorality and lack of affectantisocial 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lack of affect; capable of violent acts without guilt feelings (`psychopathic personality' was once widely used but was superseded by `sociopathic personality' to indicate the social aspects of the disorder, but now `antisocial personality disorder' is the preferred term)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
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