What does trauma mean?

Definitions for trauma
ˈtraʊ mə, ˈtrɔ-; -mə tətrau·ma

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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

Wiktionary

  1. trauma(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From τραῦμα.

  2. trauma(Noun)

    An emotional wound leading to psychological injury.

    Etymology: From τραῦμα.

  3. trauma(Noun)

    An event that causes great distress.

    Etymology: From τραῦμα.

Freebase

  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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. trauma

    Anything that happens, internal or external, that causes a person to be exposed afraid, neglected beat, abused, ignored, belittled, or just forgotten.

    I have experienced countless traumatic events in my life.

    Submitted by anonymous on August 19, 2019  

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How to say trauma in sign language?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of trauma in a Sentence

  1. Elizabeth Drew:

    Working with a therapist that they feel close to and feels that they have concern about them, you can disconnect that fear and trauma from the actual event and you can process it and it looks like people are cured.

  2. Hani Mowafi:

    There is a highly uneven distribution of resources across trauma hospitals in Syria and more work needs to be done to help target support to areas that are hardest hit.

  3. William Murphy:

    He lapsed into a coma, died, was resuscitated, stayed in a coma and on Monday underwent extensive surgery at Shock Trauma to save his life, he clung to life for seven days.

  4. Daiyiee Abdullah:

    The personal trauma that so many went through made it hard for them to be public about their identity.

  5. Marline Naromie Joseph:

    I would not say we have an institution capable of dealing with all the psychological trauma of another catastrophe like that.

Images & Illustrations of trauma

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