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a·so·cial

(ā-sō'shŭl),
Not social; withdrawn from society; indifferent to social rules or customs; for example, a recluse, a regressed schizophrenic person, a schizoid personality. Compare: antisocial.

asocial

[āsō′shəl]
Etymology: Gk, a, without; L, socius, companion
withdrawn or disengaged from normal contacts with other individuals.

a·so·cial

(ā-sō'shăl)
Not social; withdrawn from society; indifferent to social rules or customs; e.g., a recluse, a regressed schizophrenic person, a schizoid personality.
Compare: antisocial

asocial

(ā-sō′shăl) [ ¹an- + social]
1. Withdrawn from society.
2. Inconsiderate of the needs of others.
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