Translation of trauma in Spanish:

trauma

Pronunciation: /ˈtrɔːmə/

n

  • 1 c u
    (pl -mas)
    (shock, painful experience) trauma (m)
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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.
  • 2 c
    (pl -mas or , -mata)
    [Psych] trauma (m); [Med] traumatismo (m), trauma (m)
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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.
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    • The common abdominal injuries after blunt trauma are those to the spleen, liver, and kidneys.
    • Other causes are trauma, iatrogenic injury, popliteal aneurysm, and aortic dissection.
    • The county medical examiner said the boy died of blunt force trauma, a fractured skull and bruised brain.

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