desensitizing : Definition, Usages, News and More

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dis en suh tahy zing

  • v  cause not to be sensitive
  • v  make insensitive
  • a  making less susceptible or sensitive to either physical or emotional stimuli

  • Other experts and activists cite the desensitizing effect of popular culture, most notably violent video games, as a key reason that more young people have no compunction about .
  • After the accidental shooting of a civilian, Corporal Josh Ray Person (James Ransone) cracks, "It's all that damn gangsta rap and those video games that are desensitizing today's .
  • By desensitizing the virus to medications, it could jeopardize a patient's ability to respond to future treatments.
News & Articles

  • Letter: The Path Away From Violence
    I would like to commend Dr. Jim Filiano for his commentary about how our culture is nurturing violence in our children (“A Culture That Nurtures Future Murderers,” Dec. 19). In the virtual world of video games, lives are taken out with a click of the computer, desensitizing the players and giving them practice in rapid destruction.
    June 10, 2013 - Valley News

  • Matt Damon in FOXNews
    Every role I took, there's always a special eye toward the violence,Damon said in an interview with The Associated Press. "Violence is part of the human condition. The question is: Are you desensitizing people to violence by what you're...
  • Matt Roloff in San Jose Mercury News
    It's desensitizing America,Roloff said. "We want to walk down the street and have people say, that is a person, not that is a little person."
  • Louis Gallois in MarketWatch
    It's all about desensitizing Airbus to the dollar,Gallois said.

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