verb (used with object), trau·ma·tized, trau·ma·tiz·ing.
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Origin of traumatize
OTHER WORDS FROM traumatizetrau·ma·ti·za·tion, nounun·trau·ma·tized, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for traumatize
For one, the National Security Law was introduced in July 2020, with the intention of restoring “law and order” to the traumatized city.
Children who have been more directly impacted or traumatized by covid-19, say by the hospitalization or death of a loved one, might reenact the traumatic event as they saw or imagined it.Covid has invaded our kids’ pretend play. Experts say it’s a good thing.|Julia Pelly|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
As the real Diana revealed in a private video recording later made public in a 2017 documentary, his words “traumatized” her.As ‘The Crown’ tackles recent history with Princess Diana, the show hits a nerve|Sonia Rao|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
The effects of this year’s grief and mourning will linger far into the future, they warn—and for employers who are relying on a nationally traumatized workforce, this fallout needs to be addressed as directly as any other business risk.
The rest of us have much to learn from this traumatized generation.Generation Z is ‘traumatized’ by climate change—and they’re the key to fighting it|matthewheimer|August 19, 2020|Fortune
I was so traumatized by it, I was like: 'Just keep going,'…I wasn't even willing to admit that anything had even happened.
This is especially true for a child, particularly a traumatized child.
A little traumatized and a lot in trouble with the law, but alive and well.Viral Video of the Day: Women Survive Being Run Over By Train|Alex Chancey|July 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
[Laughs] Your character in the film suffers the loss of a loved one, which really leaves him traumatized.Taylor Kitsch on ‘The Normal Heart,’ Homophobic Right-Wingers, and Gays in the Military|Marlow Stern|May 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sadly, many people still fall for the myth that women in abusive relationships look sad and traumatized all the time.The Oscar Pistorius Trial: What’s Love Got To Do With It?|Amanda Marcotte|March 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST