a person with a psychopathic personality whose behavior is antisocial, often criminal, and who lacks a sense of moral responsibility or social conscience.
(psychiatry) another name for psychopath
sociopathy so·ci·op·a·thy (sō’sē-ŏp’ə-thē, -shē-)
The behavioral pattern exhibited by sociopaths.
sociopath so·ci·o·path (sō’sē-ə-pāth’, -shē-)
A person affected with an antisocial personality disorder.
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.)
[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
[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.
[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.
adjective 1. of or relating to relationships between persons that involve sexuality.