- Pathology. to injure (tissues) by force or by thermal, chemical, etc., agents.
- Psychiatry. to cause a trauma in (the mind): to be traumatized by a childhood experience.
Origin of traumatize
Related Words for traumatizedisturb, grieve, shock, upset, hurt, offend, mortify, outrage, pain, distress, get, bother, sting, trouble
Examples from the Web for traumatize
Contemporary Examples of traumatize
The cable network had “lost its mind,” and was going to “traumatize channel surfers.”Natural Childbirth Is Not a Cult
June 27, 2014
The “Crime of the Century” certainly did traumatize Lindbergh.Charles Lindbergh’s Secret German Mistresses in Truth and Fiction
April 30, 2013
It is also Palestinians who lob the rockets from Gaza that traumatize southern Israel.Why Liberal Zionists Won't Join BDS
February 12, 2013
Christmas has always been neck and neck with Halloween for the title of Best Time to Traumatize Your Kids.Twelve Unusual Christmas Reads
December 25, 2011
- (tr) to wound or injure (the body)
- to subject or be subjected to mental trauma
1903, of physical wounds; 1949 in the psychological sense, from Greek traumat-, stem of trauma (see trauma).