sociopathy


sociopathy
A term for the behavioral pattern exhibited by persons with an antisocial personality disorder. SEE ALSO: personality disorder. [socio- + G. pathos, suffering]

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so·ci·op·a·thy .sō-sē-'äp-ə-thē, .sō-shē- n, pl -thies the condition of being sociopathic

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