verb (used with object), trau·ma·tized, trau·ma·tiz·ing.
Origin of traumatize
Examples from the Web for traumatize
The cable network had “lost its mind,” and was going to “traumatize channel surfers.”
The “Crime of the Century” certainly did traumatize Lindbergh.Charles Lindbergh’s Secret German Mistresses in Truth and Fiction|Joshua Kendall|April 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is also Palestinians who lob the rockets from Gaza that traumatize southern Israel.
Christmas has always been neck and neck with Halloween for the title of Best Time to Traumatize Your Kids.
British Dictionary definitions for traumatize
Word Origin and History for traumatize
1903, of physical wounds; 1949 in the psychological sense, from Greek traumat-, stem of trauma (see trauma).