Antisocial vs Recidivous - What's the difference?

antisocial | recidivous |


As adjectives the difference between antisocial and recidivous

is that antisocial is unwilling or unable to associate normally with other people while recidivous is prone to relapse into immoral or antisocial behavior.

As a noun antisocial

is an antisocial individual.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

antisocial

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Unwilling or unable to associate normally with other people
  • antagonistic, hostile, or unfriendly toward others; menacing
  • Opposed to social order or the principles of society; hostile toward society
  • Derived terms

    () * antisocially (adverb) * antisociality, the quality of being antisocial * Asbo, antisocial behaviour order * antisocial personality disorder

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An antisocial individual.
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    recidivous

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Prone to relapse into immoral or antisocial behavior.
  • * 1970 , Hugo Adolf Bernatzik, Akha and Miao , p 336 [http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=TDtwAAAAMAAJ&q=recidivous&dq=recidivous&lr=&pgis=1]:
  • Recidivous thieves, on the other hand, must expect corporal punishment, which is meted out in addition to fines in money or goods.
  • Recurring (of a disease or another medical problem).
  • * 2002 , F. Hagenm├╝ller, M. P. Manns, H. G. Musmann, Medical Imaging in Gastroenterology and Hepatology , p 72 [http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=EiyIxc_gNvEC&pg=PA72&dq=recidivous&lr=]
  • In principle, resection of liver metastases is indicated when an extrahepatic recidivous occurrence or a second tumour is excluded.