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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Rendering an organism responsive to a serum by a series of injections adj. - Making susceptible to either physical or emotional stimuli.

Usage examples (35)
  • Black Consciousness as a concept did play a role in sensitizing the students.
  • Depending on the frequency, repetitive TMS has long-term sensitizing or inhibitory effects, in principle allowing doctors to “rewire” the brain.
  • Senior industrial relations manager Mzi Mganu said management had been "sensitizing" government to the problems of closing the parastatals.
  • There were, on average, 10 "sensitizing" chemicals per product, which could trigger allergic reactions. for more
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