trau·​ma·​tized | \ ˈtrȯ-mə-ˌtīzd How to pronounce traumatized (audio) also ˈtrau̇- \

Definition of traumatized

: affected by physical or emotional trauma He has always admitted responsibility for the crash, on the Autobahn between Berlin and Leipzig, which … left him temporarily paralyzed and traumatized.— John Rockwell Patients are less traumatized, require shorter hospital stays, and heal faster than with conventional surgery. Yet despite the benefits, laparoscopy is a challenging procedure.— Kathy A. Svitil Two traumatized plane-crash survivors, played by Jeff Bridges and Rosie Perez, teach each other how to live again.— Peter Travers … the many barriers leading to his conviction: for one, victims too traumatized to press charges.— Eloise Kinney

First Known Use of traumatized

1882, in the meaning defined above

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“Traumatized.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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