Examples of traumatize in a Sentence
He was traumatized by the experience.
Recent Examples of traumatize from the Web
Michaels sings about personal and global tragedies, like traumatized Vietnam vets, the have and have-nots, and the sudden death of his bodyguard on Christmas Eve.
After six years and more than 20,000 dead, Boko Haram’s vicious campaign to carve a caliphate out of northeastern Nigeria is slowly coming to a close leaving thousands displaced and traumatized.
Maryhurst has long been known as a place of new beginnings for children who have been traumatized by unimaginable abuse.
After Thompson's reelection in 1919, the city experienced paralyzing labor strikes, a traumatizing race riot, and a crime wave.
Mingo’s teenagers were too traumatized to attend their father’s funeral.
His challenge will be to end years of high unemployment and sluggish growth, deal with the terrorist threat that has traumatized the country and, ultimately, restore faith in the political establishment.
Well, sure, maybe the people who lived through that traumatizing time don’t.
Those of us who teach emotionally scarred, traumatized teens aren’t trying to keep our jobs, but keep our students alive. Is...
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First Known Use of traumatize
TRAUMATIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of traumatize for English Language Learners
: to cause (someone) to become very upset in a way that often leads to serious emotional problems : to cause (someone) to suffer emotional trauma
Medical Definition of traumatize
: to inflict a trauma upon traumatized tissues children traumatized by physical abuse
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