desensitize

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to render less sensitive

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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 to it.