[dih-soh-shuh l]


disinclined to or unsuitable for society; unsocial.

Nearby words

  1. dissipated,
  2. dissipation,
  3. dissipation trail,
  4. dissipative system,
  5. dissociable,
  6. dissociate,
  7. dissociated anesthesia,
  8. dissociated nystagmus,
  9. dissociation,
  10. dissociation sensibility

Origin of dissocial

1755–65; < Late Latin dissociālis irreconcilable, equivalent to dis- dis-1 + sociālis sociable (see social)

Related formsdis·so·ci·al·i·ty, noun

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for dissocial

  • In most persons, and in all, at different periods, the amiable and social propensities predominate over the dissocial and malign.