sociopath [ soh-see- uh-path, soh-shee-] noun . Psychiatry 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
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-path Related forms so·ci·o·path·ic, adjective so·ci·op·a·thy , [soh-see- op- uh-thee, soh-shee-] /ˌsoʊ siˈɒp ə θi, ˌsoʊ ʃi-/ noun
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sociopath. British Dictionary definitions for sociopath Derived Forms sociopathic, adjective sociopathy ( ˌsəʊsɪˈɒpəθɪ), noun
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Word Origin and History for sociopath n.
1930, coined by psychologist G.E. Partridge from
socio- on model of psychopath.
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sociopath [sō ′sē-ə-păth′, -shē-] n. A person affected with an antisocial personality disorder. Related forms so′ci•o•path ′ic adj.
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sociopath [( soh-see-uh-path, soh-shee-uh-path)]
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. (
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