Asocial



not sociable or gregarious; withdrawn from society.
indifferent to or averse to conforming to conventional standards of behavior.
inconsiderate of others; selfish; egocentric.
Contemporary Examples

“The asocial aspect of it is really appealing,” Soderbergh went on to say of his new career choice.
Soderbergh’s Swansong Nicole LaPorte September 13, 2009

Historical Examples

Our study of Buddhism has brought to light its extremely individualistic nature, and its lack of asocial ideal.
Evolution Of The Japanese, Social And Psychic Sidney L. Gulick

adjective
avoiding contact; not gregarious
unconcerned about the welfare of others
hostile to society or social practices
adj.

1883, “antagonistic to society or social order,” from a- “not” + social (adj.); also cf. antisocial.

asocial a·so·cial (ā-sō’shəl)
adj.

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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