"sensitise" in the verb sense
1. sensitize, sensitise
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"
2. sensitize, sensitise
make sensitive to a drug or allergen
"Long-term exposure to this medicine may sensitize you to the allergen"
3. sensitize, sensitise
make (a material) sensitive to light, often of a particular colour, by coating it with a photographic emulsion
"sensitize the photographic film"
4. sensitize, sensitise, sensify, sensibilize, sensibilise
make sensitive or aware
"He was not sensitized to her emotional needs"
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