How do we take people who are jaded, desensitized, and make them care about crime?
In the border region, “drug trafficking is such a normal activity that people are so desensitized to it,” he said.
But some do wonder if popular culture has desensitized people to the very real consequences of violence.
To me, these are just a bunch of pictures taken by desensitized soldiers screwing around.
Perhaps they were wary of each other, or too desensitized to connect on any level.
His impressions are transferred to the desensitized plate of Mr. Hennessy's mind, where they can do no harm.
Her desensitized and asphalt palate thrills and throbs beneath the tricklings of Cordon Rouge.
desensitize de·sen·si·tize (dē-sěn'sĭ-tīz')
v. de·sen·si·tized, de·sen·si·tiz·ing, de·sen·si·tiz·es
To render insensitive or less sensitive, as a nerve or tooth.
To make an individual nonreactive or insensitive to an antigen.
To make a person emotionally insensitive or unresponsive, as by long exposure or repeated shocks.