transitive verb trau·ma·tize \-ˌtīz\

: to cause (someone) to become very upset in a way that often leads to serious emotional problems : to cause (someone) to suffer emotional trauma


Full Definition of TRAUMATIZE

:  to inflict a trauma upon
trau·ma·ti·za·tion \ˌtra-mə-tə-ˈzā-shən, ˌtr-\ noun

Examples of TRAUMATIZE

  1. He was traumatized by the experience.

First Known Use of TRAUMATIZE


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Medical Dictionary


transitive verb trau·ma·tize
trau·ma·tized also British trau·ma·tisedtrau·ma·tiz·ing also British trau·ma·tis·ing

Medical Definition of TRAUMATIZE

:  to inflict a trauma upon <traumatized tissues>
trau·ma·ti·za·tion also British trau·ma·ti·sa·tion \ˌtr-mət-ə-ˈzā-shən, ˌtra-\ noun

Variants of TRAUMATIZE

trau·ma·tize also British trau·ma·tise \-ˌtīz\


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