verb (used with object), trau·ma·tized, trau·ma·tiz·ing.
- traumatic neuroma,
- traumatic occlusion,
- traumatic tetanus,
- traumatogenic occlusion,
Origin of traumatize
Examples from the Web for traumatizing
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.
1903, of physical wounds; 1949 in the psychological sense, from Greek traumat-, stem of trauma (see trauma).