traumatise
British variant of traumatize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • traumatise — British English spelling of TRAUMATIZE (Cf. traumatize); for suffix, see IZE (Cf. ize). Related: Traumartised; traumatising …   Etymology dictionary

  • traumatise — (Brit.) v. cause severe and chronic mental or emotional stress; cause sudden and severe physical injury (also traumatize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • traumatise — trauma ► NOUN (pl. traumas) 1) a deeply distressing experience. 2) Medicine physical injury. 3) emotional shock following a stressful event. DERIVATIVES traumatic adjective traumatically adverb traumatize (also …   English terms dictionary

  • traumatise — verb a) (pathology) To injure, e.g. tissues, by force or by thermal, chemical or other agents. b) (psychiatry) To cause a trauma in; as, to be traumatised by a childhood experience …   Wiktionary

  • traumatise — trau|ma|tise [ trɔmə,taız ] a British spelling of traumatize …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • traumatise — UK [ˈtrɔːmətaɪz] / US [ˈtrɔməˌtaɪz] traumatize …   English dictionary

  • traumatise — /ˈtrɔmətaɪz/ (say trawmuhtuyz) verb (t) (traumatised, traumatising) 1. Pathology to injure (tissues) by force, or by thermal, chemical, electrical, etc., agents. 2. to shock, agitate, upset. Also, traumatize …   Australian English dictionary

  • traumatise — verb inflict a trauma upon • Syn: ↑traumatize, ↑shock • Derivationally related forms: ↑shock (for: ↑shock), ↑trauma, ↑trauma (fo …   Useful english dictionary

  • traumatisée — ● traumatisé, traumatisée adjectif et nom Se dit de quelqu un qui a subi un traumatisme …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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