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AntiSocial Personality Disorder

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antisocial personality disorder, sociopathic personality, psychopathic personality(noun)
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lack of affect; capable of violent acts without guilt feelings (`psychopathic personality' was once widely used but was superseded by `sociopathic personality' to indicate the social aspects of the disorder, but now `antisocial personality disorder' is the preferred term)

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