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
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of trigger warning in:
- The US English dictionary