HyperDic: trauma

English > 2 senses of the word trauma:
NOUNstatetrauma, injury, hurt, harmany physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
statetrauma, psychic traumaan emotional wound or shock often having long-lasting effects
trauma > pronunciation
Soundstrao'mah
RhymesAlabama ... Yuma: 82 rhymes with mah...
English > trauma: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAny physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc..
Synonymsinjury, hurt, harm
Narrowerbirth traumaPhysical injury to an infant during the birth process
blast traumaInjury caused the explosion of a bomb (especially in enclosed spaces)
bleeding, hemorrhage, haemorrhageThe flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessel
blunt traumaInjury incurred when the human body hits or is hit by a large outside object (as a car)
brain damageInjury to the brain that impairs its functions (especially permanently)
bruise, contusionAn injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration
bumpA lump on the body caused by a blow / blow
burnAn injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation
dislocationA displacement of a part (especially a bone) from its normal position (as in the shoulder or the vertebral column)
electric shocktrauma caused by the passage of electric current through the body (as from contact with high voltage lines or being struck by lightning)
fracture, breakbreaking of hard tissue such as bone
frostbite, cryopathyDestruction of tissue by freezing / freezing and characterized by tingling, blistering and possibly gangrene
intravasationentry of foreign matter into a blood vessel
penetrating trauma, penetrating injuryInjury incurred when an object (as a knife or bullet or shrapnel) penetrates into the body
pinchAn injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed
rupturestate of being torn or burst open
sting, bite, insect biteA painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin
strainInjury to a muscle (often caused by overuse)
wale, welt, weal, whealA raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow / blow of a whip)
whiplash, whiplash injuryAn injury to the neck (the cervical vertebrae) resulting from rapid acceleration or deceleration (as in an automobile accident)
wound, lesionAn injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
wrench, twist, pullA sharp strain on muscles or ligaments
Broaderill health, unhealthiness, health problemA state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain
Spanishcontusión, daño, herida, lesión, mal, trauma, traumatismo
Catalancontusió, dany, ferida, lesió, mal, trauma, traumatisme
Adjectivestraumaticof or relating to a physical injury or wound to the body
Verbstraumatize, traumatiseinflict a trauma upon
English > trauma: 2 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningAn emotional wound or shock often having long-lasting effects.
Synonympsychic trauma
Narrowerbirth traumaemotional injury inflicted on an infant by events incident to birth that is alleged to appear in symbolic form in patients with mental illness
Broaderpsychological state, psychological condition, mental state, mental condition(psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic
Spanishtrauma
Catalantrauma
Adjectivestraumaticpsychologically painful
Verbstraumatizeinflict a trauma upon

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