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Definition previously a medical diagnosis which is now replaced with "antisocial personality disorder" — sometimes used informally as an insult describing one as antisocial
  • What happened, you see, was I got in a couple of hassles at the work farm, to tell the pure truth, and the court ruled that I'm a psychopath.
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
psychopath = previously a medical diagnosis which is now replaced with "antisocial personality disorder" — sometimes used informally as an insult describing one as antisocial
  • We've simply been witness to the fading of his magnificent psychopathic suntan.
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • As a psychopath, he's much too fond of a Mr. Randle Patrick McMurphy to subject him to any needless danger.
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • Don't you recognize the arch type of psychopath?
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • -and do you think, for all your acclaimed psychopathic powers, that you could effectively use your weapon against our champion?
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • My psychopathic tendencies?
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • Why, see here, my friend Mr. McMurphy, my psychopathic sidekick, our Miss Ratched is a veritable angel of mercy and why just everyone knows it.
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • Psychopath with definite sadistic tendencies, probably motivated by an unreasoning egomania.
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • He told me that psychopath means I fight and fuh-pardon me, ladies-means I am he put it overzealous in my sexual relations.
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • When I get out of here the first woman that takes on ol' Red McMurphy the ten-thousand-watt psychopath, she's gonna light up like a pinball machine and pay off in silver dollars!
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • Where it says, 'Mr. McMurphy has evidenced repeated'-I just want to make sure I'm understood completely, Doc-'repeated outbreaks of passion that suggest the possible diagnosis of psychopath.'
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • I don't agree that he should be sent up to Disturbed, which would simply be an easy way of passing our problem on to another ward, and I don't agree that he is some kind of extraordinary being-some kind of 'super' psychopath.
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • She glanced over her shoulder at Cain, who was joking with Grave as if he weren't a demon-summoning psychopath.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • Whatever might surface from whatever source would be categorized and substantiated as the incoherent ramblings of a crippled, psychopathic alcoholic.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • She can't just trade you away to a psychopath!
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes
  • "I get a case with a client who's innocent, and the victim's son turns out to be a psychopath.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • If I was a psychopath, I would have killed you in your sleep by now.
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant
  • The completely insane psychopath who was trying to eliminate most of the world's population!
    James Patterson  --  Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports
  • Even if he did think she was a perverted psychopath who wrote herself badly punctuated threats.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • This man, thought Tinker, is a psychopath.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken

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