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The researchers found that the child who was hit or yelled at more often was consistently more likely to display delinquent or antisocial behavior.

If the twin who gets more harsh parenting is also the more antisocial one, then that would suggest that there’s some kind of environmental component, and it’s not genetic.

There is no evidence that this induced change in free will beliefs has any effect on morality, such as antisocial behavior, cheating, conformity, or willingness to punish.

They couldn’t connect with me, saw what they believed was me pulling away and becoming antisocial.

He rejects attempts to over-psychologize his subject while admitting that he reportedly was exceedingly antisocial in many of his traits.

He was said to have had “antisocial issues,” withdrawing and refusing to participate in class.

Surfing, skating, punk rock—these were all very antisocial and rebellious at their births, but are now billion dollar industries.

He had all his digits and limbs and, to my knowledge, had committed no antisocial acts with his legally obtained explosives.

But boys and men who feel like losers in a deeply divided society develop antisocial habits.

But when this witness began to act out in antisocial ways, his mother sent him off to foster care.

Again a crowd—a mob is an example of this—may be distinctly antisocial, if we attach any ethical meaning to the term.

It is antisocial in a case expressly meant by its final cause for the triumph of sociality; 2.

And so many survival reactions outlast their usefulness, becoming essentially antisocial and antisurvival.

Antisocial beings are almost always mentally and physically dawdlers, who are incapable of continuous mental or physical labour.

Even such antisocial persons as outlaws frequently move in bands and have their chiefs.


On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to antisocial, such as: alienated, introverted, standoffish, ascetic, asocial, and austere.

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