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trigger warning

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Definition of trigger warning in English:

noun

A statement at the start of a piece of writing, video, etc. alerting the reader or viewer to the fact that it contains potentially distressing material: there probably should be a trigger warning for people dealing with grief trigger warning: sexual assault discussed very bluntly
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  • Trigger warning: Sexual assault descriptions.
  • The most vociferous criticism has focused on trigger warnings for materials that have an established place on syllabuses across the country.
  • This article should have a trigger warning.

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