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1. trauma

noun. ['ˈtrɔmə'] an emotional wound or shock often having long-lasting effects.

Synonyms

  • mental state
  • psychic trauma
  • birth trauma
  • psychological condition
  • mental condition

Antonyms

  • fitness
  • wellness
  • uncoiled
  • take away

Etymology

  • τραῦμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Trauma

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  • akiyama
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  • al.
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  • algamaa
  • algoma
  • alima
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  • alma
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  • anathema
  • anselma
  • aoshima
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  • aoyama

How do you pronounce trauma?

Pronounce trauma as ˈtrɔmə.

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Sentences with trauma


1. Noun, singular or mass
Injury from direct trauma can cause tenderness of the chest wall muscles.

2. Noun, plural
This is especially true of puppies and dogs that have experienced trauma in their past.

Quotes about trauma


1. Given the scale of trauma caused by the genocide, Rwanda has indicated that however thin the hope of a community can be, a hero always emerges. Although no one can dare claim that it is now a perfect state, and that no more work is needed, Rwanda has risen from the ashes as a model or truth and reconciliation.
- Wole Soyinka

2. Among young people, often a key factor in them committing suicide is the trauma of transient relationships. They throw themselves into a friendship or network of friendships, then it collapses and they're desolate.
- Vincent Nichols

3. No experience is a cause of success or failure. We do not suffer from the shock of our experiences, so-called trauma - but we make out of them just what suits our purposes.
- Alfred Adler

2. trauma

noun. ['ˈtrɔmə'] any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc..

Synonyms

  • insect bite
  • cryopathy
  • birth trauma
  • blast trauma
  • contusion
  • whiplash injury
  • injury
  • ill health
  • wound
  • intravasation
  • haemorrhage
  • sting
  • electric shock
  • bleeding
  • harm
  • welt
  • burn
  • lesion
  • weal
  • bite
  • pinch
  • pull
  • whiplash
  • strain
  • penetrating trauma
  • wheal
  • unhealthiness
  • dislocation
  • bruise
  • blunt trauma
  • bump
  • rupture
  • frostbite
  • twist
  • hemorrhage
  • penetrating injury
  • wrench
  • health problem
  • wale
  • break
  • fracture
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • extinguish
  • hypopigmentation
  • conserve
  • addition

Etymology

  • τραῦμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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