Definición de trauma en inglés:


Saltos de línea: trauma
Pronunciación: /ˈtrɔːmə
, ˈtraʊmə

sustantivo (plural traumas or traumata /-mətə/)

  • 1A deeply distressing or disturbing experience: a personal trauma like the death of a child [mass noun]: many experience the trauma of divorce
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    • She has a dark, dark secret that would twist the mind of any cat that has experienced the traumas she has, and seen the things she's seen.
    • Students are encouraged to experience university challenges as traumas.
    • I, too, experienced the traumas of trying to enter the world of journalism.
  • 1.1 [mass noun] Emotional shock following a stressful event or a physical injury, which may lead to long-term neurosis: the event is relived with all the accompanying trauma
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    • It was the custody that caused the mother and son to suffer the severe emotional trauma that led to the suicide, she added.
    • Many suffer emotional trauma from the shock of leaving home and being forced into a relationship too early.
    • This is in addition to the increased shock and trauma such events would have upon the release of these men.
    shock, upheaval, distress, stress, strain, pain, anguish, suffering, upset, agony, misery, sorrow, grief, heartache, heartbreak, torture; disturbance, disorder, jolt, ordeal, trial, tribulation, trouble, worry, anxiety, burden, adversity, hardship, nightmare


late 17th century: from Greek, literally 'wound'.

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