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trauma

trau·ma

trauma

 
 
pronunciation:
traw m [or] tra m
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part of speech: noun
inflections: traumas, traumata
definition 1: a wound or injury to the body, or the resulting condition of the body or damaged body part.
synonyms:
injury, insult, wound
similar words:
cut, gash, harm, hurt, laceration, shock, slash
definition 2: an emotional shock that has a deep and lasting effect on one's mental and emotional life.
similar words:
damage, harm, hurt, insult, ordeal, pain, shock, suffering, wound
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derivations: traumatic (adj.), traumatically (adv.)
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