- 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
Related Words for sociopathicpsychopath, maniac, schizophrenic, kook, loon, crackpot, cuckoo, paranoid, nut, flake, neurotic, psychotic, crank, psycho, scatterbrain, fruitcake, demoniac, lamebrain, sociopathic
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Contemporary Examples of sociopathic
A number of clearly partisan studies have suggested that cats are unfeeling and sociopathic.
Are sociopathic animals in while sociopathic people burn in hell?
A May 2014 Slate article by Sam Kean details the tragic changes he suffered “from a virtuous foreman to a sociopathic drifter.”Understanding Tracy Morgan’s Traumatic Brain Injury
November 20, 2014
The real Watson was a sociopathic landowner in southwest Florida where land and water know no fixed boundary.Peter Matthiessen Was One of the Greatest Writers of a Great Generation
April 7, 2014
But, true to sociopathic form, Thomas displayed a disregard for consequences.How to Spot a Sociopath (Hint: It Could Be You)
June 25, 2013
- psychiatry another name for psychopath
Word Origin and History for sociopathic
- 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.)