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
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.
[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
On numerous occasions I have looked over the “w4w” section of Craigslist, but it inevitably leaves me traumatized.