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noun as in severe mental or physical pain

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In that vein, Burns and Ward stress how TR, ER, and FDR “overcame … the traumas of their childhoods” and young adult lives.

For many survivors of war or other traumas, of course, there is no post-trauma adrenaline high.

But what about those whose traumas were the result of a freak accident?

Children who have experienced other traumas are also more likely to respond poorly, given the “practice” they have had.

And past traumas and tribulations come home to roost for one reason only: so you can finally release them.

And then there are the traumas, which sometimes result in insanity and death.

But we will not be responsible for any traumas which accrue.

Once cleft palates were frequent—prenatal nutritional deficiencies or traumas.

He won't even see me anymore, and these traumas are getting horrible.

It is here that the repressed memories of history, its traumas and fears and images reside.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to traumas, such as: blow, stress, ordeal, upheaval, torture, and agony.

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