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See definition of traumatic on Dictionary.com
  • as infrightful/frightening
  • as inharrowing
  • as innightmarish

synonyms for traumatic

  • agonizing
  • chilling
  • distressing
  • disturbing
  • excruciating
  • heartbreaking
  • heart-wrenching
  • painful
  • terrifying
  • torturous
  • alarming
  • racking
  • soaring
  • tearing
  • tormenting
  • torturing
  • heart-rending
  • nerve-racking

antonyms for traumatic

MOST RELEVANT
  • calming
  • comforting
  • pleasing
  • pleasant
  • calming
  • pleasing
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How to use traumatic in a sentence

Garcia, who has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression, learned earlier this year that MTS denied her application for a discounted fare.
MTS FREQUENTLY OVERRULES DOCTORS’ ORDERS ON REDUCED FARES FOR THE DISABLEDLISA HALVERSTADTAUGUST 31, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
In the middle of an ongoing traumatic event, it’s often difficult to remember that things won’t always be as they are.
‘SUNSET BOULEVARD’ OF BROKEN DREAMSDAVID EHRENSTEINAUGUST 20, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Psychologists and environmental scholars are creating a whole new vocabulary to describe these feelings of despair, including solastalgia, climate anxiety, eco-grief, pre-traumatic stress, and psychoterratic illness.
GENERATION Z IS ‘TRAUMATIZED’ BY CLIMATE CHANGE—AND THEY’RE THE KEY TO FIGHTING ITMATTHEWHEIMERAUGUST 19, 2020FORTUNE
As the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Sean Reed and countless others seem to be compounded together for traumatic consumption all at once, there is an outcry like never before for the reforms Orlins has long championed.
THE NEXT MAJOR REFORM PROSECUTOR COULD WELL BE A ‘SURVIVOR’JOSHUA EFERIGHEAUGUST 4, 2020OZY
Well, if they’re right, then now we have a target to either erase those traumatic memories, or—potentially—enhance the memories of happy times so they last longer.
TOWARDS ‘ETERNAL SUNSHINE’? NEW LINKS FOUND BETWEEN MEMORY AND EMOTIONSHELLY FANJULY 28, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
She said her mother, who has dementia and traumatic brain injury, doesn’t do well with outdoor visits at a long-term care facility.
NO VISITORS LEADING TO DESPAIR AND ISOLATION IN SENIOR CARE HOMESJARED WHITLOCKJULY 28, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
One life event happens, one traumatic thing happens, you don’t know where you could find yourself the next day.
SOPHIE GRÉGOIRE TRUDEAU TALKS RESILIENCE AND CONNECTION IN THE TIME OF ISOLATIONDANIEL BENTLEYJULY 8, 2020FORTUNE
It is also suitable for cases of traumatic and paralytic origin.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
The traumatic form is excessively obstinate and intractable.
NEURALGIA AND THE DISEASES THAT RESEMBLE ITFRANCIS E. ANSTIE
He considers ringbone as articular, periarticular, rachitic and traumatic.
LAMENESS OF THE HORSEJOHN VICTOR LACROIX
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