not sociable or gregarious; withdrawn from society.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
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Related Words for asocialboorish
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British Dictionary definitions for asocial
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
1883, "antagonistic to society or social order," from a- "not" + social (adj.); also cf. antisocial.
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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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