Translation of "trauma" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈtrɔː.mə/ us /ˈtrɑː-/ /ˈtraʊ-/ us /ˈtrɑː-/

(a) severe emotional shock and pain caused by an extremely upsetting experience

the trauma of marriage breakdown
He had psychotherapy to help him deal with his childhood traumas.

specialized medical (a) severe injury, usually caused by a violent attack or an accident

trauma, traumatismo

(Translation of “trauma” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈtroːmə, ˈtraumə/

( medical) a mental condition in which someone feels very anxious, shocked, or upset after an extremely unpleasant experience

Common signs of trauma include flashbacks or frequent nightmares.

an extremely unpleasant experience that makes someone feel very anxious, shocked, or upset for a long period of time

the trauma of being imprisoned/tortured.

( medical) a serious injury

brain/neck trauma
( also adjective) a trauma victim/unit.

(Translation of “trauma” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)