Sociopathy



noun, Psychiatry.
1.
a person with a psychopathic personality whose behavior is antisocial, often criminal, and who lacks a sense of moral responsibility or social conscience.
noun
1.
(psychiatry) another name for psychopath

sociopathy so·ci·op·a·thy (sō’sē-ŏp’ə-thē, -shē-)
n.
The behavioral pattern exhibited by sociopaths.

sociopath so·ci·o·path (sō’sē-ə-pāth’, -shē-)
n.
A person affected with an antisocial personality disorder.
so’ci·o·path’ic adj.
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. (Compare psychopath.)

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  • Sociopolitical

    [soh-see-oh-puh-lit-i-kuh l, soh-shee-] /ˌsoʊ si oʊ pəˈlɪt ɪ kəl, ˌsoʊ ʃi-/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or signifying the combination or interaction of social and political factors: the sociopolitical environment in Japan. sociopolitical /ˌsəʊsɪəʊpəˈlɪtɪkəl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or involving both political and social factors

  • Sociopsychological

    [soh-see-oh-sahy-kuh-loj-i-kuh l, soh-shee-] /ˌsoʊ si oʊˌsaɪ kəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl, ˌsoʊ ʃi-/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characterized by interrelated social and psychological factors.



  • Socioreligious

    [soh-see-oh-ri-lij-uh s, soh-shee-] /ˌsoʊ si oʊ rɪˈlɪdʒ əs, ˌsoʊ ʃi-/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or signifying the combination or interaction of religious and social factors.

  • Sociosexual

    adjective 1. of or relating to relationships between persons that involve sexuality.



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