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desensitize

v. t.1.to rendered insensitive or less sensitive. Opposite of sensitize.
Verb1.desensitize - cause not to be sensitive; "The war desensitized many soldiers"; "The photographic plate was desensitized"
Synonyms: desensitise
Antonyms:
sensitise, sensitize - cause to sense; make sensitive; "She sensitized me with respect to gender differences in this traditional male-dominated society"; "My tongue became sensitized to good wine"
2.desensitize - make insensitive; "His military training desensitized him"
Synonyms: desensitise
Antonyms:
sensibilise, sensibilize, sensify, sensitize, sensitise - make sensitive or aware; "He was not sensitized to her emotional needs"
KO, anesthetize, bedaze, benumb, besot, blunt, chloroform, coldcock, deaden, dope, drug, dull, etherize, freeze, hebetate, kayo, knock out, knock senseless, knock stiff, knock unconscious, lay out, mull, narcotize, numb, obtund, palsy, paralyze, put to sleep, stun, stupefy
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