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antisocialadjective

uk   /ˌæn.tiˈsəʊ.ʃəl/  us   /-t̬iˈsoʊ-/
C1 harmful to ​society: antisocial behaviour Increasingly, ​smoking is ​regarded as an antisocial ​habit.C1 often ​avoidingspendingtime with other ​people: I ​hope they won't ​think I'm antisocial if I don't ​join them in the ​bar.

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(Definition of antisocial from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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antisocialadjective

 us   /ˌæn·tiˈsoʊ·ʃəl, ˌæn·tɑɪ-/
harmful to ​society: Some ​criticsargued that ​movies caused antisocial ​behavior. Antisocial also ​means not ​wanting to ​spendtime with or be ​friendly with other ​people: If you don’t ​hang out with ​yourfriends, they’ll ​consider you ​weird and antisocial.
(Definition of antisocial from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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