[soh-see-ol-uh-jahyz, soh-shee-]

verb (used with or without object), so·ci·ol·o·gized, so·ci·ol·o·giz·ing.

to explain, study, or interpret in sociological or social terms.

Nearby words

  1. sociolinguistics,
  2. sociological,
  3. sociologism,
  4. sociologist,
  5. sociologistic,
  6. sociology,
  7. sociometry,
  8. sociopath,
  9. sociopathy,
  10. sociopolitical

Also especially British, so·ci·ol·o·gise.

Origin of sociologize

First recorded in 1880–85; sociolog(y) + -ize

Related formsso·ci·ol·o·giz·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019