Antonyms of verb sensitise

1 of 4 senses of sensitise

Sense 1
sensitize, sensitise -- (cause to sense; make sensitive; "She sensitized me with respect to gender differences in this traditional male-dominated society"; "My tongue became sensitized to good wine")
       Antonym of desensitise (Sense 1)
      => desensitize, desensitise -- (cause not to be sensitive; "The war desensitized many soldiers"; "The photographic plate was desensitized")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb sensitise

4 senses of sensitise

Sense 1
sensitize, sensitise -- (cause to sense; make sensitive; "She sensitized me with respect to gender differences in this traditional male-dominated society"; "My tongue became sensitized to good wine")

Sense 2
sensitize, sensitise -- (make sensitive to a drug or allergen; "Long-term exposure to this medicine may sensitize you to the allergen")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 3
sensitize, sensitise -- (make (a material) sensitive to light, often of a particular colour, by coating it with a photographic emulsion; "sensitize the photographic film")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 4
sensitize, sensitise, sensify, sensibilize, sensibilise -- (make sensitive or aware; "He was not sensitized to her emotional needs")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

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