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1 Subject to lasting shock as a result of an emotionally disturbing experience or physical injury.‘the children were traumatized by separation from their families’
- ‘Literally thousands more have been traumatized by the direct experience of violence and by the loss of loved ones.’
- ‘He didn't want to risk that subjects might become stressed or would be traumatized in any way.’
- ‘In addition, Byrne has examined how some offenders may become traumatised by their actions.’
- ‘On the other hand, the report says, the boys in the militia mostly felt guilt and shame and are traumatized by their experience.’
- ‘Children who are traumatized by witnessing or experiencing criminal or family violence often go untreated, said Fink.’
- ‘Gardai said the victim was very shocked and traumatised by the ordeal but didn't require hospitalisation.’
- ‘One child was so traumatised by the experience she could not stop vomiting and had to be hospitalised.’
- ‘Lawyers said the men had been deeply traumatised by their experiences.’
- ‘She escaped serious injury but, says her mum, remains traumatised by the experience.’
- ‘Often too the parents are severely traumatized by the experience of detention, which reduces their ability to parent their children.’
- ‘It was among the most unpleasant and traumatizing experiences of my life and deeply underlined my already well-set negative self-image.’
- ‘She said the experience traumatized her kids for life and put a permanent nix on their relationship with their father.’
- ‘The community of this tranquil village has been shocked and traumatised by this senseless and barbaric crime.’
- ‘Miss Sharp said both victims were still deeply traumatised by the experience.’
- ‘The mental devastation of this experience has seriously traumatized him, leaving him full of fear.’
- ‘Writers saw something captivating about trains and the potentially liberating but traumatising experience of riding in them.’
- ‘He survived, but was terribly traumatised by the experience.’
- ‘Of course, most of us experience this as something traumatising, shocking, where you can never be sure.’
- ‘Walter's repeated nightmares also make the point about how offenders can be traumatised by their own offences.’
- ‘The decision should also take into account a likely traumatising parental experience as in febrile convulsions.’
Cause physical injury to.‘the dressings can be removed without traumatizing newly formed tissue’
- ‘Those who have attended my courses know my commitment and joy in putting bent bodies straight and bringing gentle touch to traumatized tissues.’
- ‘But brain and heart are fragile and often traumatized tissue in Frank's world.’
- ‘Prolonged bleeding is experienced after the area is traumatized.’
- ‘Or she might have given Lou a detailed description of traumatized brain tissue.’
- ‘Bellis perennis pills perform best if you've had abdominal surgery that traumatized deep tissue.’
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