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desocialize

[dee-soh-shuh-lahyz] /diˈsoʊ ʃəˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), desocialized, desocializing.
1.
to remove from a customary social environment:
Imprisonment desocializes the inmates.
Also, especially British, desocialise.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; de- + socialize
Related forms
desocialization, noun
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