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synonyms for traumatize

  • disturb
  • grieve
  • hurt
  • mortify
  • offend
  • outrage
  • shock
  • upset
  • bother
  • distress
  • get
  • pain
  • sting
  • trouble
  • cut to the quick
  • do in
  • dump on
  • hurt one's feelings
  • put down
  • shake up
See also synonyms for: traumatization / traumatized / traumatizing

antonyms for traumatize

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  • calm
  • compliment
  • delight
  • make happy
  • order
  • please
  • satisfy
  • soothe
  • aid
  • assist
  • help
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How to use traumatize in a sentence

When the Taliban took over Kabul in 1996, the city’s infrastructure was battered and its population of several hundred thousand people, traumatized by a decade of civil war, had no expectation of government services or facilities.
THE 3 THINGS EXPERTS ARE WATCHING TO EVALUATE THE TALIBANGABBY BIRENBAUMAUGUST 25, 2021VOX
That could very likely change in the next several years, especially as memories of pandemic times are slowly wiped from our traumatized minds and our eagerness for exploring the world returns.
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This never ending instability, combined with the constant fear of interacting with the police, losing custody of my children, having my car impounded — or even losing my life — left me stressed, traumatized and exhausted.
I LIVED IN MY CAR AND NOW I’M IN CONGRESS. WE NEED TO SOLVE AMERICA’S HOUSING CRISIS.CORI BUSHJULY 30, 2021TIME
He says he’s traumatized by what happened, has nightmares and doesn’t get out much anymore.
DOZENS OF NOOSES HAVE SHOWN UP ON U.S. CONSTRUCTION SITES. THE CULPRITS RARELY FACE CONSEQUENCES.TAYLOR TELFORDJULY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He was traumatized by the dark Nordic winters of his childhood and would overcompensate by doing all the things that dermatologists tell you not to do.
THIS IS THE FIRST SUNSCREEN THAT I DON’T HATEKLINDSEYJULY 22, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Gloria says she did not end up pursuing counseling because she felt that revisiting the subject would re-traumatize her.
‘I SOLD MY SOUL.’ WHATSAPP CONTENT MODERATORS REVIEW THE WORST MATERIAL ON THE INTERNET. NOW THEY'RE ALLEGING PAY DISCRIMINATIONBILLY PERRIGOJULY 15, 2021TIME
The hashtag was alongside photos of fans protesting in Los Angeles, where pop star Britney Spears testified in a virtual hearing to request that her conservatorship be terminated, saying that she felt traumatized by the “abusive” legal arrangement.
JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, PEREZ HILTON AND US WEEKLY TWEETED SUPPORT FOR BRITNEY SPEARS. BUT SOME FANS WILL NOT FORGET THE PAST.EMILY YAHRJUNE 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Spears, speaking quickly and at times breathlessly, told the judge she had been “traumatized” by the 13-year arrangement.
BRITNEY SPEARS REQUESTS TERMINATION OF HER CONSERVATORSHIP: ‘IT’S EMBARRASSING AND IT’S DEMORALIZING’ASHLEY FETTERSJUNE 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I understand the logic and the fact that liberals are still traumatized by the travesty of Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s Vegas wedding-style confirmation, as well we should be.
LIBERALS, STFU WITH TELLING JUSTICE BREYER TO RETIREJAY MICHAELSONJUNE 7, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Family members are traumatized each time they stumble across it, so much so that some of them even paid scammers who falsely claimed they could get it removed from the Web, Akbar said.
‘YOU KILLED A WHOLE FAMILY’: TEEN SENTENCED IN CARJACKING THAT TOOK IMMIGRANT’S LIFEJUSTIN JOUVENALJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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