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
What about acting such dark, traumatizing material with such young actors?How Jennifer Hudson Played a Drug Addict—Despite a Lifetime of Sobriety|Kevin Fallon|October 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Never mind that witnesses are often inconsistent about the details of a traumatizing attack.Bronx Judge Helps Dominique Strauss-Kahn Maid Nafissatou Diallo Find Justice|Michael Daly|December 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The cinematic chimera was inspired by a traumatizing breakup suffered by Glodell.
Beheadings, the traditional means of traumatizing the population into submission, have surged.