[soh-shuh-luh-zey-shuh n] /ˌsoʊ ʃə ləˈzeɪ ʃən/
a continuing process whereby an individual acquires a personal identity and learns the norms, values, behavior, and social skills appropriate to his or her social position.
the act or process of making socialistic:
the socialization of industry.
(psychol) the modification from infancy of an individual’s behaviour to conform with the demands of social life
the act of socializing or the state of being socialized
socialization so·cial·i·za·tion (sō’shə-lĭ-zā’shən)
The process of learning interpersonal and interactional skills that are in conformity with the values of one’s society.
so’cial·ize’ (-shə-līz’) v.
Learning the customs, attitudes, and values of a social group, community, or culture. Socialization is essential for the development of individuals who can participate and function within their societies, as well as for ensuring that a society’s cultural features will be carried on through new generations. Socialization is most strongly enforced by family, school, and peer groups and continues throughout an individual’s lifetime. (See also acculturation.)
noun 1. social nature or tendencies as shown in the assembling of individuals in communities. 2. the action on the part of individuals of associating together in communities. 3. the state or quality of being social. noun (pl) -ties 1. the tendency of groups and persons to develop social links and live in communities 2. […]
noun 1. a socially prominent person. noun 1. a person who is or seeks to be prominent in fashionable society
or Socialist Realism noun 1. a state-approved artistic or literary style in some socialist countries, as the U.S.S.R., that characteristically celebrates an idealized vision of the life and industriousness of the workers. socialist realism noun 1. (in Communist countries, esp formerly) the doctrine that art, literature, etc should present an idealized portrayal of reality, which […]
noun, Psychiatry. 1. a person with a psychopathic personality whose behavior is antisocial, often criminal, and who lacks a sense of moral responsibility or social conscience. noun 1. (psychiatry) another name for psychopath sociopathy so·ci·op·a·thy (sō’sē-ŏp’ə-thē, -shē-) n. The behavioral pattern exhibited by sociopaths. sociopath so·ci·o·path (sō’sē-ə-pāth’, -shē-) n. A person affected with an antisocial […]