Definition of Desensitising

1. Adjective. Making less susceptible or sensitive to either physical or emotional stimuli.

Exact synonyms: Desensitizing
Attributes: Predisposition, Sensitivity
Similar to: Numbing
Antonyms: Sensitizing



Definition of Desensitising

1. Verb. (present participle of desensitise) ¹

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Literary usage of Desensitising

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1907)
"The second requires that some of the desensitising salt be retained in ... By the action of a solution which combines with or reduces the desensitising ion, ..."

2. Investigations on the Theory of the Photographic Process by Samuel Edward Sheppard, Charles Edward Kenneth Mees (1907)
"The desensitising action of water is probably to be attributed to a slight ... Thus for the desensitising action, quinine, metol, and oxalates were found to ..."

3. The Dictionary of Photography for the Amateur and Professional Photographer by Edward John Wall (1902)
"... rather, a partial desensitising—may be effected by moistening a few sheets of blotting-paper with a saturated solution of ammonium chloride, ..."

4. Repertorium der technischen Journal-literatur (1890)
"Defects in sensitised paper. Desgl. S. 17, 49. — desensitising and ... HADDON, desensitising and ..."

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