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trashman
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Trasimeno, Lake
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trauma
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Traumatic delirium
traumatic epilepsy
traumatically
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Traumatic definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TRAUMAT'IC, a. [Gr. a wound.]
1. Pertaining to or applied to wounds.
2. Vulnerary; adapted to the cure of wounds.
TRAUMAT'IC, n. A medicine useful in the cure of wounds.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: of or relating to a physical injury or wound to the body
2: psychologically painful;"few experiences are more traumatic than losing a child";

Merriam Webster's

adjective see trauma

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 of or causing trauma. 2 colloq. (in general use) distressing; emotionally disturbing (a traumatic experience). 3 of or for wounds. Derivatives: traumatically adv. Etymology: LL traumaticus f. Gk traumatikos (as TRAUMA)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Traumatic Trau*mat"ic, a. [L. traumaticus, Gr. ?, from ?, ?, a wound: cf. F. traumatique.] (Med.) (a) Of or pertaining to wounds; applied to wounds. --Coxe. (b) Adapted to the cure of wounds; vulnerary. --Wiseman. (c) Produced by wounds; as, traumatic tetanus. -- n. A traumatic medicine.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

A traumatic experience is very shocking and upsetting, and may cause psychological damage. I suffered a nervous breakdown. It was a traumatic experience... ADJ

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Vulnerary, good for wounds.




 


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