It is used so often some may have become desensitised
to its true meaning.
And people who spend hours zapping their enemies on a computer game become desensitised
to the results of such killer blows on real people.
The 84-year-old Oscar-winning director said people had become desensitised
to weapons being used.
By admitting the way I have been desensitised
by the media I am also acknowledging contamination by worldly values.
Children are desensitised
to killing by hunts which stores up problems in later years, he says.
It's so easy for all of us to become desensitised
to the horrors that we are bombarded with through the media - or to be wrapped up in our own problems.
Data from the SCR showed that the boys became more desensitised
towards the videos the longer they watched them and also that they were more desensitised
by the mildly and moderately violent videos, but not the ones that contained a low degree of violence.
And to a certain extent, we seem to have become desensitised