Definitions

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  • adj. Not social; unconcerned with society or social matters.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of plants and animals; not growing or living in groups or colonies

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Examples

  • That makes parents likely to interact less with their "nonsocial" sons, which could cause the sexes 'developmental pathways to diverge.

    Pink Brain, Blue Brain

  • Right now, the TV viewing experience is very nonsocial.

    So That’s Why Hulu Hates Boxee

  • However, the two groups did not differ in recognizing the other, nonsocial images, suggesting that oxytocin specifically improved social memory and that different mechanisms exist for social and nonsocial memory.

    Love��� hormone helps us bond

  • "This is the first paper showing that a single dose of oxytocin specifically improves recognition memory for social, but not for nonsocial, stimuli," said Ernst Fehr, PhD, an economist at the University of Zurich who has studied oxytocin's effect on trust and is unaffiliated with the new study.

    Love��� hormone helps us bond

  • Without question, there are plenty of nonsocial safety net program cuts and eliminations that should be undertaken in any serious efforts to rein in projected governmental spending.

    Redistribution vs. Paternalism, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Cohen and Lindsley (1964) gave pairs of subjects a monetary reward for social responses or punished them, by blacking out the room, for individual (nonsocial) responses.

    The Bass Handbook of Leadership

  • We are living in a time of unprecedented nonsocial access to music.

    Do You Hear What I Hear?

  • Lyle Oberg almost broke away fron this tyrany, but chickened out at the last minute and missed his opportunity to set everyone straight on the way we definitely must not destroy the public system and become the backward nonsocial animal that does not care about its poorer citizens south of us.

    oberg gets da boot...

  • Trespassers are those present without permission; licensees have permission to be present; and invitees are present by invitation for business or similar nonsocial purposes.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • Independently of this political motivation in the reinterpretation of Marx, some socialist and nonsocial - ist scholars in the West have maintained that the con - ception of man and alienation in the early writings of Marx is the main theme of Marx's view of socialism, the aim of which is “the spiritual emancipation of man.”

    MARXISM

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