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desensitise

Definitions of desensitise
  1. verb
    cause not to be sensitive
    synonyms: desensitize
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    Antonyms:
    sensitise, sensitize
    cause to sense; make sensitive
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    benumb, blunt, dull, numb
    make numb or insensitive
    bedaze, daze, stun
    overcome as with astonishment or disbelief
    besot, stupefy
    make someone dazed or foolish
    deaf, deafen
    make or render deaf
    type of:
    alter, change, modify
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
  2. verb
    make insensitive
    synonyms: desensitize
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    Antonyms:
    sensibilise, sensibilize, sensify, sensitise, sensitize
    make sensitive or aware
    type of:
    alter, change, modify
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
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