Desensitize meaning

dē-sĕn'sĭ-tīz'
To render insensitive or less sensitive.
verb
2
0
To make (an individual) nonreactive or insensitive to an antigen.
verb
0
0
To make emotionally insensitive or unresponsive, as by long exposure or repeated shocks.
verb
0
0
To make (a photographic film or substance) less sensitive to light.
verb
0
0
To take away the sensitivity of; make less sensitive.
verb
0
0
Advertisement
To make (a photographic plate or film) less sensitive to light.
verb
0
0
To make (a person, animal, or tissue) nonreactive or nonallergic to a substance by removing the antibodies from sensitized cells.
verb
0
0
To make an individual nonreactive or insensitive to an antigen.
verb
0
0
To cause to become less sensitive or insensitive.

Working in an Operating Room desensitized me to the sight of blood.

verb
0
0