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Princeton's WordNet

  1. traumaticadjective

    of or relating to a physical injury or wound to the body

  2. traumaticadjective

    psychologically painful;"few experiences are more traumatic than losing a child";


  1. traumaticadjective

    of, caused by, or causing trauma


  1. traumatic

    Traumatic refers to any event, experience, injury, or situation that causes great distress, emotional upheaval, severe shock, or physical harm. It often implies long-lasting negative effects on a person's mental or physical health and wellbeing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Traumaticadjective

    of or pertaining to wounds; applied to wounds

  2. Traumaticadjective

    adapted to the cure of wounds; vulnerary

  3. Traumaticadjective

    produced by wounds; as, traumatic tetanus

  4. Traumaticnoun

    a traumatic medicine

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of traumatic in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of traumatic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of traumatic in a Sentence

  1. Seferina Hernandez:

    Being separate and displaced from our children has been traumatic for all of us.

  2. Peggy Flanagan:

    As a mom, advocate for children, and survivor and child witness of domestic violence, I know the deeply traumatic impact of the actions outlined in reports against Rep. Thompson, someone who has allegedly demonstrated this violent pattern of behavior, especially in the presence of children, is unfit to serve in elected office.

  3. Michelle Brané:

    It's a pretty traumatic way to break in the new year.

  4. John Kelly:

    If you're growing up in that kind of traumatic environment, it can create an imbalance, there's no question about it.

  5. Nada Pantle:

    I was so anxious about someone seeing something and giving a child post traumatic stress disorder, I handed my resignation.

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