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1. desensitize

verb. ['dɪˈsɛnsəˌtaɪz'] make insensitive.

Synonyms

  • alter
  • modify
  • change

Antonyms

  • hearing
  • heedful
  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize

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Rhymes with Desensitize

  • alphabetize
  • amortize
  • democratize
  • deputize
  • digitize
  • dramatize
  • dramatize
  • sanitize
  • securitize
  • sensitize
  • stigmatize
  • traumatize

Sentences with desensitize


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Other treatments include antihistamines and allergy shots, which gradually desensitize the immune system to allergens.

2. Verb, base form
Make sure your dog is not afraid of the clippers and, if necessary, desensitize him to them.

2. desensitize

verb. ['dɪˈsɛnsəˌtaɪz'] cause not to be sensitive.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • sensitise
  • enable
  • loosen
  • depersonalize
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