Definition of Dissocial

1. a. Unfriendly to society; contracted; selfish; as, dissocial feelings.



Definition of Dissocial

1. Adjective. Unfriendly to society; selfish. ¹

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Definition of Dissocial

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Dissocial

1. Unfriendly to society; contracted; selfish; as, dissocial feelings. Origin: Pref. Dis- + social: cf. L. Dissocialis. See Dissociate. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dissocial

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dissipation functions
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dissipationless
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dissipativity
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dissociabilities
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dissocial (current term)
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dissociated anaesthesia
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dissociation by interference
dissociation constant
dissociation constant of a base

Literary usage of Dissocial

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1. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham (1879)
"On this plan they may be distinguished into social, dissocial, and self-regarding. In the social class may be reckoned, I. Good-will. 2. ..."

2. Principles of Government: A Treatise on Free Institutions, Including the by Nathaniel Chipman (1833)
"Of hatred and revenge—Envy and some other dissocial passions. Hatred and revenge are not, in their nature, opposed to society, although, from their abuse ..."

3. Letters on the Elementary Principles of Education by Elizabeth Hamilton (1825)
"Malevolent and dissocial passions inspired by the gratification of self-will.—Examples. HAVING attended to those associations which inspire devotional ..."

4. Nervous and mental diseases by Archibald Church, Frederick Peterson (1899)
"Partial temperature-and pulse-curves In a case of meningitis of Hie convexity, showing dissocial ion. Temperature, upper line ; pulse, lower line. ..."

5. Benthamiana, Or, Select Extracts from the Works of Jeremy Bentham: With an by Jeremy Bentham, John Hill Burton (1844)
"Where the motive is of the dissocial kind, the apparent mischievousness of the act, ... If the dissocial motives are put in action, it is only in particular ..."

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