of, relating to, or produced by a trauma or wound.
adapted to the cure of wounds.
- trau·mat·i·cal·ly, adverb
- un·trau·mat·ic, adjective
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How to use traumatic in a sentence
Garcia, who has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression, learned earlier this year that MTS denied her application for a discounted fare.MTS Frequently Overrules Doctors’ Orders on Reduced Fares for the Disabled | Lisa Halverstadt | August 31, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
In the middle of an ongoing traumatic event, it’s often difficult to remember that things won’t always be as they are.
Psychologists and environmental scholars are creating a whole new vocabulary to describe these feelings of despair, including solastalgia, climate anxiety, eco-grief, pre-traumatic stress, and psychoterratic illness.Generation Z is ‘traumatized’ by climate change—and they’re the key to fighting it | matthewheimer | August 19, 2020 | Fortune
As the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Sean Reed and countless others seem to be compounded together for traumatic consumption all at once, there is an outcry like never before for the reforms Orlins has long championed.The Next Major Reform Prosecutor Could Well Be a ‘Survivor’ | Joshua Eferighe | August 4, 2020 | Ozy
Well, if they’re right, then now we have a target to either erase those traumatic memories, or—potentially—enhance the memories of happy times so they last longer.Towards ‘Eternal Sunshine’? New Links Found Between Memory and Emotion | Shelly Fan | July 28, 2020 | Singularity Hub
If you think divorce between two people is messy and traumatic, imagine divorcing yourself.Why Singles Should Say ‘I Don’t’ to The Self-Marriage Movement | Tim Teeman | December 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I am only able to ignore because I have had to have these conversations in person and that is the most traumatic experience.
It is often the least visible but sometimes deadliest of injuries: traumatic brain injury (TBI).Understanding Tracy Morgan’s Traumatic Brain Injury | Jean Kim | November 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She recalls a particularly traumatic conversation with a HBO executive soon after the plug was pulled on The Comeback.How Lisa Kudrow Pulled Off TV’s Ultimate ‘Comeback’ | Kevin Fallon | November 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I might be the first person ever diagnosed with, “PTED” – Post-traumatic Election Ad Disorder.In North Carolina, GOP Overreach May Be More Unpopular Than Obama | Dean Obeidallah | November 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It is also suitable for cases of traumatic and paralytic origin.
The traumatic form is excessively obstinate and intractable.Neuralgia and the Diseases that Resemble it | Francis E. Anstie
He considers ringbone as articular, periarticular, rachitic and traumatic.Lameness of the Horse | John Victor Lacroix
This is termed phlegmonous erysipelas, and is much more apt to occur in connexion with the traumatic variety of the disease.
The fact, however, that traumatic causes are detailed in other works on the same subject compels us to give them mention here.Diseases of the Horse's Foot | Harry Caulton Reeks