traumatized

adjective trau·ma·tized \ ˈtrȯ-mə-ˌtīzd also ˈtrau̇- \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

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

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