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sociopath

 [so´se-o-path″]
former term for a person with an antisocial personality disorder.

so·ci·o·path

(sō'sē-ō-path'),
A designation for a person with an antisocial personality disorder.
See also: antisocial personality, psychopath.

sociopath

(sō′sē-ə-păth′, -shē-)
n.
A psychopath or a person with antisocial personality disorder.

so′ci·o·path′ic adj.
so′ci·op′a·thy (-ŏp′ə-thē) n.

sociopath

popular term for antisocial personality.

sociopath

Psychiatry A popular term for a person with antisocial personality disorder, see there.

so·ci·o·path

(sō'sē-ō-path)
Former designation for a person with an antisocial personality disorder.
See: antisocial personality disorder, psychopath
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