un socializable

socialize

[soh-shuh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), socialized, socializing.
1.
to make social; make fit for life in companionship with others.
2.
to make socialistic; establish or regulate according to the theories of socialism.
3.
Education. to treat as a group activity: to socialize spelling quizzes.
verb (used without object), socialized, socializing.
4.
to associate or mingle sociably with others: to socialize with one's fellow workers.
Also, especially British, socialise.


Origin:
1820–30; social + -ize

socializable, adjective
socializer, noun
oversocialize, verb (used with object), oversocialized, oversocializing.
resocialize, verb, resocialized, resocializing.
unsocializable, adjective
unsocialized, adjective
unsocializing, adjective
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socialize or socialise (ˈsəʊʃəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
1.  (intr) to behave in a friendly or sociable manner
2.  (tr) to prepare for life in society
3.  chiefly (US) (tr) to alter or create so as to be in accordance with socialist principles, as by nationalization
 
socialise or socialise
 
vb
 
'socializable or socialise
 
adj
 
'socialisable or socialise
 
adj
 
'socializer or socialise
 
n
 
'socialiser or socialise
 
n

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Word Origin & History

socialize
1828, "to render social," from social (adj.). Meaning "to be sociable, to mingle" is recorded from 1895. Socialization "process of making social" is from 1840.
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