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The memes of 2020 reflected an internet that has become desensitized to the burning house around it and the phrase “this is fine” is more of a plea than a resignation.

From Time

Experts also say the months-long pandemic created a weariness and potentially desensitized people to the serious of the threat, a psychological state often called “covid fatigue.”

We’ve become desensitized to positive tests in sports with young and healthy athletes, but this is a grim reminder that the disease is so dangerous, no matter the age of the person it hits.

For the broader public, it matters that we have become desensitized to the loss of some lives and value them less than others.

Nigerians have become desensitized to suffering, I was repeatedly told during my time in Lagos.

Perhaps they were wary of each other, or too desensitized to connect on any level.

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.

Her desensitized and asphalt palate thrills and throbs beneath the tricklings of Cordon Rouge.

His impressions are transferred to the desensitized plate of Mr. Hennessy's mind, where they can do no harm.

Two years of war had cumulatively desensitized them to thrills.

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On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to desensitized, such as: along for the ride, apathetic, blah, cold, cool, and deadpan.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.