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  Words related to sensitize

Related / Similar Words: sensitise, sensify, sensibilize, sensibilise

 

Definition:
  • make sensitive or aware; "He was not sensitized to her emotional needs";
  • make (a material) sensitive to light, often of a particular colour, by coating it with a photographic emulsion; "sensitize the photographic film";
  • make sensitive to a drug or allergen; "Long-term exposure to this medicine may sensitize you to the allergen";
  • cause to sense; make sensitive; "She sensitized me with respect to gender differences in this traditional male-dominated society"; "My tongue became sensitized to good wine";

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    Hyponyms: photosensitize, photosensitise, stimulate, excite, stir

     

    Derivational Morphology: sense, sensation, sentience, sentiency, sensory faculty, sensitization, sensitisation, sensitizer, sensitiser, sensitizing, sensitising

     

     
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