英 [trɔː'mætɪk; traʊ-]
- traumatic (adj.)
- 1650s, from French traumatique and directly from Late Latin traumaticus, from Greek traumatikos "pertaining to a wound," from trauma (genitive traumatos; see trauma). Psychological sense is from 1889. Related: Traumatically.
- 1. He hastened to assure me that there was nothing traumatic to report.
- 2. For a child the death of a pet can be traumatic.
- 3. I suffered a nervous breakdown. It was a traumatic experience.
- 4. Divorce can be traumatic for everyone involved.
- 5. He is plagued by demons which go back to his traumatic childhood.
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