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English noun: trauma

1. trauma (state) any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.


Synonymsharm, hurt, injury


Broader (hypernym)health problem, ill health, unhealthiness


Narrower (hyponym)birth trauma, bite, blast trauma, bleeding, blunt trauma, brain damage, break, bruise, bump, burn, contusion, cryopathy, dislocation, electric shock, fracture, frostbite, haemorrhage, hemorrhage, insect bite, intravasation, lesion, penetrating injury, penetrating trauma, pinch, pull, rupture, sting, strain, twist, wale, weal, welt, wheal, whiplash, whiplash injury, wound, wrench

2. trauma (state) an emotional wound or shock often having long-lasting effects


Synonymspsychic trauma


Broader (hypernym)mental condition, mental state, psychological condition, psychological state


Narrower (hyponym)birth trauma









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