- a person with a psychopathic personality whose behavior is antisocial, often criminal, and who lacks a sense of moral responsibility or social conscience.
Origin of sociopath
Examples from the Web for sociopath
Above the notes of praise is a small photo of Guerin wearing a polka dot tie and pocket square, staring at you like a sociopath.The Multimillion ‘Clairvoyance by Mail’ Scam
November 21, 2014
Although the principal had his identity protected, the traditionalists used this incident to cast Michelle as a sociopath.A Letter of Thanks to Michelle Rhee
August 16, 2014
One of the qualities of a sociopath is that they are very good mimics.
So how did you see her before Jenji told you she was a sociopath?
Ballantine told The New York Times late last year that one of his (unnamed) suspects is a sociopath.Death in the Heartland: What Happened to Steven Haataja?
March 16, 2014
- psychiatry another name for psychopath
Word Origin and History for sociopath
- A person affected with an antisocial personality disorder.
Someone whose social behavior is extremely abnormal. Sociopaths are interested only in their personal needs and desires, without concern for the effects of their behavior on others. (Compare psychopath.)