meaning of anti-social

anti-social meaning in Etymology Dictionary

in addition antisocial, 1797, from anti- + personal (adj.). First-attested use is within feeling of "unsociable;" meaning "hostile to social purchase or norms" is from 1802.

Sentence Examples with the word anti-social

The unpublished treatise of 1640 contained all or nearly all that he had to tell concerning human nature, but was written before the terrible events of the last years had disclosed how men might still be urged by their anti-social passions back into the abyss of anarchy.

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