- of, relating to, or produced by a trauma or wound.
- adapted to the cure of wounds.
- psychologically painful.
Origin of traumatic
Examples from the Web for traumatic
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
December 30, 2014
I am only able to ignore because I have had to have these conversations in person and that is the most traumatic experience.The Unbearable Whiteness of Protesting
Rawiya Kameir, Judnick Mayard
December 10, 2014
It is often the least visible but sometimes deadliest of injuries: traumatic brain injury (TBI).Understanding Tracy Morgan’s Traumatic Brain Injury
November 20, 2014
Some people, with traumatic events, you get closer or you get further away.The Good Wife’s Secret Weapon: Matt Czuchry on Cary Agos’s Terrible, Horrible Year
October 27, 2014
He also was diagnosed with “head, neck, wrist and back injuries – and the biggest was TBI, or traumatic brain injury.”When the War Comes Home
October 16, 2014
Megaloblasts on the contrary are never found in traumatic anæmias.Histology of the Blood
It is also suitable for cases of traumatic and paralytic origin.
This way at least the loss of his wife was not as traumatic as it might have been.Voyage To Eternity
In other words, when she couldn't communicate, she went into this traumatic shock.Occasion for Disaster
Gordon Randall Garrett
The traumatic form is excessively obstinate and intractable.Neuralgia and the Diseases that Resemble it
Francis E. Anstie
Word Origin and History for traumatic
1650s, from Late Latin traumaticus, from Greek traumatikos "pertaining to a wound," from trauma (see trauma).