Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Noun: trauma (traumas,traumata)  tro-mu
  1. An emotional wound or shock often having long-lasting effects
    - psychic trauma
     
  2. Any physical damage to the body caused by violence, accident or fracture etc.
    - injury, hurt, harm

Derived forms: traumata, traumas

Type of: health problem, ill health, mental condition, mental state, psychological condition, psychological state, unhealthiness

Encyclopedia: Trauma, Violence, & Abuse