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antisocial personality disordernoun [C or U]

uk   /æn.tiˌsəʊ.ʃəl pɜː.sənˈæl.ə.ti dɪˌsɔː.dər/  us   /ˌæn.tiˌsoʊ.ʃəl ˌpɝː.səˈnæl.ə.t̬i dɪˌsɔːr.dɚ/ specialized
a mental health condition in which a person behaves in a way that is harmful to others but feels no guilt and does not learn from experience: People with antisocial personality disorder often have no concern for their own safety and that of others.
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