anti-social Well I'm confused with this word... Does it mean a person who is not social?(I think so). However, I'm not a native English speaker, so whne I use this word, I have some concerns that it may mean a person against the society?
May 18, 2016 2:17 AM
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You may also be interested to know that there is such a thing as 'anti-social behavior' This is from Wikipedia: Anti-social behaviours are "age- inappropriate"[1] actions that harm or lack consideration for the well-being of others.[2] Many people also label behaviour which is deemed contrary to prevailing norms for social conduct as anti-social behaviour.[3]
May 18, 2016
They are not against society necessarily, they just don't like to socialize with people. Meaning, they don't like to be around people or talk to people or make new relationships with people.
May 18, 2016
You're right. Anti-social means to not be social. An antisocial person is usually a person that keeps to themselves, and doesn't enjoy talking to others. for instance if you're somewhere with a group of people and everyone is talking except you, someone may say "why are you so antisocial today?" Which basically means "why aren't you saying anything"
May 18, 2016
Yes, you're right! It means a person who is not social
May 18, 2016
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