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sociopath

soh see oh path

  • n  someone with a sociopathic personality; a person with an antisocial personality disorder (`psychopath' was once widely used but has now been superseded by `sociopath')

  • But we had more distance from him because he was a criminal and a sociopath, beyond redemption and beyond our experience.
  • Either way, outside experts say it stretches credulity to think a clever sociopath and long-term bandit would not take special, even basic steps to protect his extended family from .
  • There the head coach paces, barking orders into his headset, congratulating or chastising a player, wearing a sociopath's stern face as he silently prays he'll be baptized by a tub .
News & Articles

  • ‘Confessions of a Sociopath,’ by M. E. Thomas
    A self-professed sociopath (noncriminal) describes her charm, intelligence and absence of emotion.
    June 14, 2013 - New York Times
  • Twisted Recap: 'Pilot'
    On the pilot episode of Twisted , we were introduced to the main characters, learned a portion of the back-story and learned the definition of a sociopath. read more
    June 12, 2013 - TheCelebrityCafe.com
  • 'Magic Magic' Trailer: Michael Cera Ups His Creep Game
    Hopefully, with the recent return of the Arrested Development , you got your fix of Michael Cera as a sheepish, kind-hearted nerd because in his next movie, he's a long way from being typecast. In Magic Magic , Cera plays a creepy, deranged sociopath (you can tell from because of the dark hair) who kills things, laughs maniacally, and torments poor Juno Temple on her South American vacation ...
    June 11, 2013 - Zimbio
Quotes

  • Matt Damon in Boston Globe
    They could never make a James Bond movie like any of the Bourne films,Damon told the paper. "Because Bond is an imperialist, misogynist sociopath who goes around bedding women and swilling martinis and killing people. He's repulsive."
  • Augusten Burroughs in International Herald Tribune
    Alcohol as a drug disinhibits,Burroughs says. "So when you are addicted to a drug that disinhibits you and you're sociopath, that's a very dangerous combination. And I think that made my father homicidal throughout my childhood."
  • James Fallon in NPR
    And yet: "When I put the two together, it was frankly a little disturbing," Fallon says with a laugh. "You start to look at yourself and you say, 'I may be a sociopath.' I don't think I am, but this looks exactly like [the brains of] the...

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