Definition of Desensitised
1. Verb. (past of desensitise) ¹
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Literary usage of Desensitised
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Principles of General Physiology by William Maddock Bayliss (1920)
"If, however, the uterus be first desensitised to egg-white, it is found to be desensitised ... It was desensitised, however, to sheep serum in the process, ..."
2. Handbook of Physiology by William Dobinson Halliburton (1913)
"A cat, in which the feet have been completely desensitised by division of all their nerves, can stand and walk without obvious inconvenience. ..."
3. Investigations on the Theory of the Photographic Process by Samuel Edward Sheppard, Charles Edward Kenneth Mees (1907)
"The question as to whether a " desensitised " plate will show a greater failure of the reciprocity law was therefore investigated, and it was found that a ..."
4. Buffalo Medical Journal (1906)
"If now it should be necessary to clear out the nasopharynx, in such a case, the parts should be first desensitised by cocaine, to which a little adrenalin ..."
5. Spirals of Suffering: Public Violence and Children by Brian Rock (1997)
"The levels of violence in South African society have desensitised adults and children to violence and have normalised violent behaviour, the possession and ..."
6. South African Social Attitudes: Changing Times, Diverse Voices by Stephen P. Rule, Udesh Pillay, Benjamin Roberts (2007)
"In addition, children who observe intimate partner violence in their families tend to be desensitised to the consequences of aggression and are likely to ..."
7. Wake Up! The Lord is Returning by Alf Droy (2002)
"As a nation Britain has been desensitised to family values, each decade since the flower power 1960's moved our legislators into persuading the citizens of ..."