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desocialize

[ dee-soh-shuh-lahyz ]
/ di藞so蕣 蕛蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), de路so路cial路ized, de路so路cial路iz路ing.
to remove from a customary social environment: Imprisonment desocializes the inmates.
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Also especially British, de路so路cial路ise .

Origin of desocialize

First recorded in 1885鈥90; de- + socialize

OTHER WORDS FROM desocialize

de路so路cial路i路za路tion, noun

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