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Meaning of DESENSITIZE

Pronunciation:  dee'sensi`tIz

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  make insensitive; "His military training desensitized him"
  2. [v]  cause not to be sensitive; "The war desensitized many soldiers"; "The photographic plate was desensitized"
 

DESENSITIZE is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: desensitise, desensitise
 
 Antonyms: sensibilise, sensibilize, sensify, sensitise, sensitise, sensitize, sensitize
 
 See Also: alter, alter, bedaze, benumb, besot, blunt, change, change, daze, deaf, deafen, dull, numb, stun, stupefy

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: anesthetize, bedaze, benumb, besot, blunt, chloroform, coldcock, deaden, dope, drug, dull, etherize, freeze, hebetate, kayo, knock out, knock senseless, knock stiff, knock unconscious, KO, lay out, mull, narcotize, numb, obtund, palsy, paralyze, put to sleep, stun, stupefy
 

 

 

 

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