English version


From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Psychology, psychiatry
sociopathso‧ci‧o‧path /ˈsəʊsiəˌpæθ, ˈsəʊʃiə- $ ˈsoʊ-/ noun [countable]  MPsomeone whose behaviour towards other people is considered unacceptable, strange, and possibly dangeroussociopathic /ˌsəʊsiəˈpæθɪk◂, səʊʃiə- $ ˌsoʊ-/ adjectivepsychopath
Examples from the Corpus
sociopathUnfortunately for her, he turns out to be a sociopath.His early years there were spent in a squat with an extended family of cartoon sociopaths.He was a homicidal and delusional sociopath, she said.The answer is that we do not discriminate against anyone, even fax-toting sociopaths like Watson Weeks.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.