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Meaning of TRAUMATIC

Pronunciation:  tru'matik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  causing physical or especially psychological injury; "a stabbing remark"; "few experiences are more traumatic than losing a child"; "wounding and false charges of disloyalty"
  2. [adj]  psychologically painful
  3. [adj]  of or relating to a physical injury or wound to the body
 

TRAUMATIC is a 9 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: harmful, painful, stabbing, wounding
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Trau*mat"ic\, a. [L. traumaticus, Gr. ?, from ?, ?, a
wound: cf. F. traumatique.] (Med.)
(a) Of or pertaining to wounds; applied to wounds. --Coxe.
(b) Adapted to the cure of wounds; vulnerary. --Wiseman.
(c) Produced by wounds; as, traumatic tetanus. -- n. A
    traumatic medicine.



 

 

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