unwilling or unable to associate in a normal or friendly way with other people:
He’s not antisocial, just shy.
antagonistic, hostile, or unfriendly toward others; menacing; threatening:
an antisocial act.
opposed or detrimental to order or the principles on which society is constituted:
Psychiatry. of or relating to a pattern of behavior in which norms and the rights of others are persistently violated.
a person exhibiting antisocial traits.
avoiding the company of other people; unsociable
contrary or injurious to the interests of society in general
antisocial an·ti·so·cial (ān’tē-sō’shəl, ān’tī-)
Behaving in a manner that violates the social or legal norms of society.
(before the revolution) any governmental council. (after the revolution) a local council, originally elected only by manual workers, with certain powers of local administration. (after the revolution) a higher council elected by a local council, being part of a hierarchy of soviets culminating in the Supreme Soviet. any similar council or assembly connected with a […]
the condition of a person or thing, as with respect to circumstances or attributes: a state of health. the condition of matter with respect to structure, form, constitution, phase, or the like: water in a gaseous state. status, rank, or position in life; station: He dresses in a manner befitting his state. the style of […]
free from living germs or microorganisms; aseptic: sterile surgical instruments. incapable of producing offspring; not producing offspring. barren; not producing vegetation: sterile soil. Botany. noting a plant in which reproductive structures fail to develop. bearing no stamens or pistils. not productive of results, ideas, etc.; fruitless. adjective unable to produce offspring; infertile free from living, […]
Physiology, Medicine/Medical. something that temporarily quickens some vital process or the functional activity of some organ or part: Adrenalin is a stimulant for the heart. Compare (def 4). any food or beverage that , especially coffee, tea, or, in its initial effect, alcoholic liquor. a stimulus or incentive. Physiology, Medicine/Medical. temporarily quickening some vital process […]