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shunning contact with others

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hostile to or disruptive of normal standards of social behavior

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Dressed in an Afro, mustache, and dark sunglasses, Piper behaved antisocially in public spaces and attacked white people, albeit her friends performing as strangers.
Those over 11 will behave antisocially in many situations, says Fonagy.
Their colleagues' assessment was that they behaved less antisocially and more productively at work.
The current study was based on the theoretical explanation given by Emler and Reicher and argued extensively in Emler's 2009 work with adolescent delinquents, suggesting that peer victimization drives youth to act antisocially as a way to protect themselves when the authority figures fall short of that role.
The tendency to behave antisocially could be an outlet for restricted freedom of choice and individuality imposed by psychologically controlling parents (Aquilino, 2006; Arnett, 2004).
28 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that eight month-old infants support negative behavior if it is directed at those who act antisocially -- and dislike those who are nice to bad guys.
The police have strong powers to seize bikes that are being ridden antisocially.
behave antisocially as an adolescent or young adult.
Thus, these people act antisocially because they are not known as
He added: "At present they are prevented from dealing with their pupils if they run wild in a shopping mall or behave antisocially in town centres.
When you mislead listeners about probability, you can interfere with their decision making and antisocially influence their planning and behavior.
19) After claiming ignorance of the "hardcore scene," lead singer Breedlove presents a series of short, declamatory statements describing her own antisocially coded activities that serve to establish her own genuine "punkness.
She was banned from behaving antisocially throughout Manchester.
37) In other words, blackmail would seem to serve the public good by imposing an expectation of future expense on those who act antisocially or unprofessionally.
Anybody that is suspected of violent behaviour will be kept away from the game, and anybody who does behave antisocially will be dealt with by South Wales Police who have a fantastic track record.