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Noun: antisocial personality disorder
  1. A personality disorder characterized by amorality and lack of affect; capable of violent acts without guilt feelings ('psychopathic personality' was once widely used but was superseded by 'sociopathic personality' to indicate the social aspects of the disorder, but now 'antisocial personality disorder' is the preferred term)
    - sociopathic personality, psychopathic personality

Derived forms: antisocial personality disorders

Type of: personality disorder

Encyclopedia: Antisocial personality disorder