Definition of Traumatize

1. Verb. Inflict a trauma upon.

Exact synonyms: Shock, Traumatise
Generic synonyms: Injure, Wound
Derivative terms: Shock, Shock, Trauma, Trauma, Trauma



Definition of Traumatize

1. Verb. (alternative spelling of traumatise) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Traumatize

1. [v -TIZED, -TIZING, -TIZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Traumatize

traumatic reticuloperitonitis
traumatic retinopathy
traumatic tetanus
traumatically
traumaticin
traumatisation
traumatisations
traumatise
traumatised
traumatises
traumatising
traumatism
traumatisms
traumatization
traumatizations
traumatize (current term)
traumatized
traumatizes
traumatizing
traumato-
traumatogenic occlusion
traumatol
traumatology
traumatonesis
traumatopathy
traumatophobia
traumatopnea
traumatopyra
traumatosepsis
traumatotherapy

Literary usage of Traumatize

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1. Diarrheal, Inflammatory, Obstructive, and Parasitic Diseases of the Gastro by Samuel Goodwin Gant (1915)
"... they traumatize the mucosa and may cause ulcération and suppuration when they become lodged or encysted. Acute and chronic intestinal obstruction, ..."

2. Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories edited by Jonathan Y. Richmond, Robert W. McKinney (1994)
"Animals may produce aerosols, and they may also infect and traumatize animal handlers by biting and scratching. These recommendations presuppose that ..."

3. Developing a Law Enforcement Stress Program for Officers and Their Families by Peter Finn, Julie E. Tomz (1998)
"... Incident Debriefing Critical incidents can traumatize the relatives and partners of the officers involved just as severely as the officers themselves. ..."

4. International Clinics: A Quarterly of Clinical Lectures by Henry W. Cattell, M. D. Witherspoon (1914)
"The tips of the graft are sliced off slantingly, lest sharp corners be left to traumatize the skin. The periosteum of the graft is incised obliquely, ..."

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