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1. desensitise

verb. make insensitive.

Synonyms

  • alter
  • modify
  • change

Antonyms

  • hearing
  • heedful
  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize

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2. desensitise

verb. cause not to be sensitive.

Synonyms

  • desensitize
  • deafen
  • bedaze
  • besot
  • daze
  • deaf
  • alter
  • modify
  • stun
  • change
  • numb
  • blunt
  • dull
  • stupefy

Antonyms

  • sensitise
  • enable
  • loosen
  • depersonalize

Sentences with desensitise


1. Verb, base form
In this case, the doctor may treat the mother with injections of immunoglobulin serum, which will desensitise the immune system against the antigen.

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