To deaden the mind, will, or feelings of
To make or become numb.
To render less sensitive
(Figuratively) To repress or weaken, as any appetite, desire, or power of the mind; to impair the force, keenness, or susceptibility, of; as, to blunt the feelings.
To render less intense, sensitive, or vigorous:
To make (a film or plate) sensitive to light, especially to light of a specific wavelength.
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