Definition Of antisocial


contrary to the laws and customs of society; devoid of or antagonistic to sociable instincts or practices.

a dangerous, unprincipled, antisocial type of man

not sociable; not wanting the company of others.

Bessie was wildly sociable; Jack was antisocial .

Example Of antisocial

  • A popular Clapham bar under the spotlight for complaints about antisocial behaviour suffered a fresh setback after a customer was stabbed in the back during a fight.

  • Although it might just seem like harmless fun to some young people, this behaviour is antisocial and genuinely intimidating to residents and we will not tolerate it.

  • And it is no reason to focus on the technology in such a laser-like manner that everything else about antisocial behaviour, crime and society is completely ignored.

  • Apart from the fact that I would never have any friends, don't you think this is a bit antisocial ?

  • ‘He seems to know his behaviour is antisocial and that it is abhorrent to other members of society,’ said Mrs Wood.

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