anesthetize anesthetize

Definition(s):

  • (v) administer an anesthetic drug to

Usage(s):

  1. The result wasn't any artistically fruitful psychological trauma, as far as he knows; it was that he learned to anesthetize himself from pain.
  2. So if you didn't know how to anesthetize them safely, it was easier to believe they didn't feel pain.
  3. It lets us anesthetize our conscience.

News

  • PETA Argues Against Development Of RoboRoach Project

    PETA Argues Against Development Of RoboRoach Project Technology People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is calling a Michigan company "cruel" for developing a kit to implant electrodes into cockroaches and control their movements via a smartphone app. The kits instruct children to "anesthetize" live cockroaches and superglue the electrodes to control their movement, according to a ...
    on October 31, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

Quotes

  1. One of their favorite routines from the Burnett show was the dentist sketch, "where I kind of anesthetize my entire body with Novocain" while trying to fill Korman's teeth, Conway told The Times on Thursday.
    on May 30, 2008 By: Tim Conway Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "In this field you cannot anesthetize consciences," Benedict said. "The pharmacist must invite everyone to demonstrate their humanity, so that every individual is protected from conception to natural death."
    on Oct 29, 2007 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Earthtimes (press release)

  3. Bruce says, "The big problem is the reasons people want to anesthetize themselves. We fight it the wrong way. The war on drugs is a joke. If somebody weren't making money off cocaine and drug traffic in general, it wouldn't exist."
    on Jun 22, 2007 By: Bruce Willis Source: Baltimore Sun

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