• WordNet 3.6
    • n sensitisation rendering an organism sensitive to a serum by a series of injections
    • n sensitisation (psychology) the process of becoming highly sensitive to specific events or situations (especially emotional events or situations)
    • n sensitisation the state of being sensitive (as to an antigen)
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In literature:

And the mind must be sensitised to these differences.
"How to Tell Stories to Children" by Sara Cone Bryant
Her mind, in this direction, was like a clean but highly sensitised plate.
"The Getting of Wisdom" by Henry Handel Richardson
This conservative effect of the gelatin may be concerned with its efficacy as a sensitiser.
"The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays" by J. (John) Joly
An easy method of comparing glasses is to expose under them to sunlight the ordinary sensitised albumenised photographic paper.
"Bookbinding, and the Care of Books" by Douglas Cockerell
Her whole nature seemed to have become more highly sensitised.
"Captain Desmond, V.C." by Maud Diver
It touches and it sensitises the inner springs of action in a man's or a woman's life.
"The Higher Powers of Mind and Spirit" by Ralph Waldo Trine
Occasionally, upon sensitising collodion, I have found it assume a deep sherry colour a few hours after being made.
"Notes and Queries, Number 218, December 31, 1853" by Various
Even I, who make no claim to be highly sensitised, was susceptible of the ominous challenge of the force that was enfolding us.
"Mrs. Fitz" by J. C. Snaith
Ordinarily I am not specially sensitised to receive impressions of this kind.
"The Tower of Oblivion" by Oliver Onions
He has a sensitised soul, if you like!
"My Lord Duke" by E. W. Hornung

In news:

Adiponectin is an adipocyte-derived peptide, which has antiinflammatory and insulin-sensitising properties.
Allergic reactions in healthy plateletpheresis donors caused by sensitisation to ethylene oxide gas.
We investigated the relation between dietary vitamin E intake and serum IgE concentrations and atopy, measured as allergen skin sensitisation, in a random sample of 2633 adults.
But, according to a report from Psychology Today, porn is de-sensitising many young people to t. Registration The Rock Station 99X.