desensitize

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desensitize verb
also British desensitise /diˈsɛnsəˌtaɪz/
desensitizes; desensitized; desensitizing
desensitize
verb
also British desensitise /diˈsɛnsəˌtaɪz/
desensitizes; desensitized; desensitizing
Learner's definition of DESENSITIZE
[+ object]
: to cause (someone or something) to react less to or be less affected by something : to cause (someone or something) to be less sensitive usually + to often used as (be/become) desensitized

— desensitization

also British desensitisation /diˌsɛnsətəˈzeɪʃən/ Brit /diˌsɛnsəˌtaɪˈzeɪʃən/ noun [noncount]
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