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synonyms for trauma

  • agony
  • anguish
  • blow
  • confusion
  • damage
  • injury
  • ordeal
  • shock
  • strain
  • stress
  • suffering
  • torture
  • upheaval
  • wound
  • collapse
  • derangement
  • disturbance
  • hurt
  • jolt
  • outburst
  • upset
  • traumatization
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antonyms for trauma

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  • benefit
  • blessing
  • comfort
  • contentment
  • favor
  • happiness
  • health
  • joy
  • calm
  • order
  • peace
  • alleviation
  • healing
  • help
  • relief
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How to use trauma in a sentence

I’m sure there was some level of trauma, but the weekend, I testified on a Friday, Monday was a holiday, Columbus Day, the following Monday.
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“The trauma in skeletal males is often considered evidence of participation in warfare or violence,” Broehl says.
WOMEN LIKE MULAN DIDN’T NEED TO GO TO WAR IN DISGUISEBETHANY BROOKSHIRESEPTEMBER 4, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Research shows that these stress responses develop abnormally in kids who face trauma early in life — such as abuse or neglect.
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The adopted kids appeared to have gotten over the impacts of their earlier trauma.
PUBERTY MAY REBOOT THE BRAIN AND BEHAVIORSESTHER LANDHUISAUGUST 27, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Nayirah recalled the trauma of watching Iraqi troops storm into Al Adan Hospital in Kuwait City, where she volunteered as a nurse.
THE GREAT LIE OF THE FIRST GULF WARMAT NASHEDAUGUST 17, 2020OZY
Like ocean waves, a special group of cells in the brain’s memory center, the hippocampus, synchronize their activity to speak to the “emotion” center every time you recall trauma.
TOWARDS ‘ETERNAL SUNSHINE’? NEW LINKS FOUND BETWEEN MEMORY AND EMOTIONSHELLY FANJULY 28, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
It has led to a trauma for the entire community as we wonder about the future of everything from public schools to jobs and industries on which we have long relied.
A MESSAGE TO OUR READERS ON NEWSROOM DIVERSITYVOICE OF SAN DIEGOJULY 15, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Being a true ally of our community means supporting our collective work to address longstanding trauma, not taking sides.
POLITICS REPORT: WHAT COMES NEXT FOR SPORTS ARENASCOTT LEWIS AND ANDREW KEATTSJULY 11, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Injuries are often caused by crushing or other trauma, the team explained.
SCIENTISTS 3D PRINTED EARS INSIDE LIVING MICE USING LIGHTSHELLY FANJUNE 9, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
And the papers of Braulinski of the old University of Warsaw on the fear trauma which he termed a birthmark of civilization.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO TRAUMA

  • blast
  • blow
  • buffeting
  • bump
  • clash
  • clout
  • crack
  • crash
  • hit
  • impact
  • injury
  • jar
  • jarring
  • jolt
  • jolting
  • jounce
  • pounding
  • punch
  • shock
  • trauma
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