[ ey-soh-shuh l ]
/ eɪˈsoʊ ʃəl /


not sociable or gregarious; withdrawn from society.
indifferent to or averse to conforming to conventional standards of behavior.
inconsiderate of others; selfish; egocentric.

Origin of asocial

First recorded in 1880–85; a-6 + social Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for asocial


/ (eɪˈsəʊʃəl) /


avoiding contact; not gregarious
unconcerned about the welfare of others
hostile to society or social practices
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Medicine definitions for asocial


[ ā-sōshəl ]


Avoiding or averse to the society of others; not sociable.
Unable or unwilling to conform to normal standards of social behavior; antisocial.
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