desensitization desensitization

Definition(s):

  • (n) the process of reducing sensitivity

Usage(s):

  1. In most people, the brain may grow partially habituated to an empty belly over time, and all of Wang's volunteers did a good job of hastening that desensitization.
  2. How or why desensitization works is unknown.
  3. Cooke was on the track of sensitization and desensitization.

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