desensitising desensitising

Definition(s):

  • (adj) making less susceptible or sensitive to either physical or emotional stimuli

Quotes

  1. "Every role I took, there's always a special eye toward the violence," Damon said. "Violence is part of the human condition. The question is: Are you desensitising people to violence by what you're showing? The reason I'm allowed to do this...
    on Aug 2, 2007 By: Matt Damon Source: Pendle Today

  2. "The Little Children are Sacred report revealed the availability of pornography in Northern Territory communities is a factor contributing to child sexual abuse, being used to groom children for sex, and desensitising children to violence and...
    on Aug 7, 2007 By: Mal Brough Source: New Zealand Herald

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