sensitise

Definitions of sensitise
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v cause to sense; make sensitive

Synonyms:
sensitize
Antonyms:
desensitise, desensitize
cause not to be sensitive
Types:
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photosensitise, photosensitize
make (an organism or substance) sensitive to the influence of radiant energy and especially light
excite, stimulate, stir
stir feelings in
horripilate
cause (someone's) hair to stand on end and to have goosebumps
work
provoke or excite
thrill
cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input
quicken, whet
make keen or more acute
disgust, gross out, repel, revolt
fill with distaste

v make sensitive or aware

Synonyms:
sensibilise, sensibilize, sensify, sensitize
Antonyms:
desensitise, desensitize
make insensitive
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

v make (a material) sensitive to light, often of a particular colour, by coating it with a photographic emulsion

Synonyms:
sensitize
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

v make sensitive to a drug or allergen

Synonyms:
sensitize
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

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