- not sociable or gregarious; withdrawn from society.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
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Related Wordsboorish, insensitive, rude, antisocial, impolite, indiscreet, reckless, alienated, standoffish, introverted, apathetic, blind, brash, discourteous, egocentric, hasty, heedless, inattentive, incautious, indelicate
Examples from the Web for asocial
“The asocial aspect of it is really appealing,” Soderbergh went on to say of his new career choice.Soderbergh's Swansong
September 14, 2009
Our study of Buddhism has brought to light its extremely individualistic nature, and its lack of asocial ideal.Evolution Of The Japanese, Social And Psychic
Sidney L. Gulick
- avoiding contact; not gregarious
- unconcerned about the welfare of others
- hostile to society or social practices
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Word Origin and History for asocial
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- 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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