Just the kind to attract an unsocialized grind like Hallock.
In truth, the actors were all too conventionally honest, too unsocialized, to subvert their underlying motives.
1828, "to render social," from social (adj.). Meaning "to be sociable, to mingle" is recorded from 1895. Meaning "to make socialistic" is from 1846. Related: Socialized; socializing. The phrasing in socialized medicine is by 1912.