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Definition 1: an emotional wound or shock often having long-lasting effects - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for trauma in the sense of this definition

(trauma is a kind of ...) (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic

"a manic state"

(... is a kind of trauma ) emotional injury inflicted on an infant by events incident to birth that is alleged to appear in symbolic form in patients with mental illness

Definition 2: any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc. - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for trauma in the sense of this definition

(trauma is a kind of ...) a state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain

(... is a kind of trauma ) entry of foreign matter into a blood vessel

(... is a kind of trauma ) injury incurred when an object (as a knife or bullet or shrapnel) penetrates into the body

(... is a kind of trauma ) an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

(... is a kind of trauma ) state of being torn or burst open

(... is a kind of trauma ) a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin

(... is a kind of trauma ) injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse); results in swelling and pain

(... is a kind of trauma ) an injury to the neck (the cervical vertebrae) resulting from rapid acceleration or deceleration (as in an automobile accident)

(... is a kind of trauma ) a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions

(... is a kind of trauma ) an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)

(... is a kind of trauma ) destruction of tissue by freezing and characterized by tingling, blistering and possibly gangrene

(... is a kind of trauma ) breaking of hard tissue such as bone

"it was a nasty fracture" "the break seems to have been caused by a fall"

(... is a kind of trauma ) trauma caused by the passage of electric current through the body (as from contact with high voltage lines or being struck by lightning); usually involves burns and abnormal heart rhythm and unconsciousness

(... is a kind of trauma ) injury to the brain that impairs its functions (especially permanently); can be caused by trauma to the head, infection, hemorrhage, inadequate oxygen, genetic abnormality, etc.

(... is a kind of trauma ) physical injury to an infant during the birth process

(... is a kind of trauma ) injury caused the explosion of a bomb (especially in enclosed spaces)

(... is a kind of trauma ) the flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessel

(... is a kind of trauma ) injury incurred when the human body hits or is hit by a large outside object (as a car)

(... is a kind of trauma ) an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration

(... is a kind of trauma ) a lump on the body caused by a blow

(... is a kind of trauma ) an injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation

(... is a kind of trauma ) a displacement of a part (especially a bone) from its normal position (as in the shoulder or the vertebral column)

(... is a kind of trauma ) a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments

"the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell" "he was sidelined with a hamstring pull"

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