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desensitize

verb [T] (UK usually desensitise) uk   us   /ˌdiːˈsen.sɪ.taɪz/
to cause someone to experience something, usually an emotion or a pain, less strongly than before: Seeing too much violence on television can desensitize people to it.
desensitization
noun [U] (UK usually desensitisation) uk   us   /diˌsen.sɪ.taɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/
Translations of “desensitize”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使遲鈍,使麻木…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使迟钝,使麻木…
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