What does Trauma mean?

Definitions for Traumaˈtraʊ mə, ˈtrɔ-; -mə tə

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Trauma.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. injury, hurt, harm, trauma(noun)

    any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.

  2. trauma, psychic trauma(noun)

    an emotional wound or shock often having long-lasting effects


  1. trauma(Noun)

    Any serious injury to the body, often resulting from violence or an accident.

  2. trauma(Noun)

    An emotional wound leading to psychological injury.

  3. trauma(Noun)

    An event that causes great distress.

  4. Origin: From τραῦμα.


  1. Trauma

    Trauma is a 2004 British psychological thriller directed by Marc Evans and written by Richard Smith.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Trauma

    traw′ma, n. an abnormal condition of the body caused by external injury.—adj. Traumat′ic, produced by wounds.—adv. Traumat′ically.—n. Traum′atism, trauma. [Gr., a wound.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Trauma in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Trauma in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Redmond Burke:

    It's massive trauma to a baby -- it's just horrendous.

  2. Noam Tamir:

    When you exercise, you're causing a bit of trauma to the body.

  3. Daughter Charlotte Pence:

    Art therapy can be used for anyone who is experiencing trauma.

  4. Amber Luong:

    The most common cause [of such leaks is] trauma, like a car accident.

  5. Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia:

    The only lasting trauma is the one we suffer without positive change.

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