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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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. Letitia James:

    No mother should have to experience the trauma and humiliation we all witnessed in this video.

  2. Aida Garibovic:

    I was only 12 when the crimes happened but trauma still persists and it is difficult to cope with it.

  3. Redmond Burke:

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

  4. Mayyu Ali:

    There are a million Rohingya, each of us has an oral history, each one of us has trauma. I want a new generation to write for themselves.

  5. Tony Caldwell:

    The nightmare isn't over, trauma is a lifetime journey. And the journey started in the past 48 hours for some of these kids, and it'll be with them for the rest of their lives in some way.

Images & Illustrations of trauma

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