Definition of traumatism in English:


Syllabification: trau·ma·tism
Pronunciation: /ˈtrouməˌtizəm


chiefly • technical
  • A traumatic effect or condition.
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    • With the off-field traumatism provided the Ravens' franchise by Ray Lewis and Chris McAlister in recent years, another strike against Baltimore will be a lot to take - and that doesn't account for the potential fallout on the field.
    • It's not like you can cause me a bigger traumatism than you already have!
    • The patient makes a report of an indirect traumatism that happened at work on February 22, 1989.

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