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to render less sensitive

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It is also recognized by criminal psychologists that participating in or willingly viewing acts of repeated animal cruelty desensitizes the perpetrator or spectator.
A second important effect of nicotine that has been known for more than 100 years is that it rapidly desensitizes these nicotinic receptors after exposure.
People talk about movies desensitizing people; I think society desensitizes movies.
Events and alerts have increased by several orders of magnitude which creates a flood of security data that desensitizes security professionals in their efforts to defend and protect their networks and servers.
The 3M Bookcheck Unit Model 942 desensitizes and resensitizes 3M Tattle-Tape Security Strips on print materials, DVDs and CDs quickly and reliably.