traumatic

[ truh-mat-ik, traw-, trou- ]
/ trəˈmæt ɪk, trɔ-, traʊ- /

adjective

of, relating to, or produced by a trauma or wound.
adapted to the cure of wounds.
psychologically painful.

Origin of traumatic

1650–60; < Late Latin traumaticus < Greek traumatikós pertaining to wounds, equivalent to traumat- (stem of traûma trauma) + -ikos -ic

Related forms

trau·mat·i·cal·ly, adverbun·trau·mat·ic, adjective
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