insensibilizar
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insensibilizar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (medicine)
a. to numb
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (emocionalmente)
a. to become desensitized
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insensibilizar
transitive verb
1 [+persona] (ante emociones, problemas) to render insensitive; (ante sufrimiento) to render unfeeling
2 (Med) (anestesiar) to anaesthetize; anesthetize; (EEUU) (a alérgenos) to desensitize;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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