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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Traumatic  \Trau*mat"ic\,  a.  [L.  traumaticus  Gr  ?,  from  ?,  ?,  a 
  wound:  cf  F.  traumatique.]  (Med.) 
  a  Of  or  pertaining  to  wounds;  applied  to  wounds.  --Coxe. 
  b  Adapted  to  the  cure  of  wounds;  vulnerary.  --Wiseman. 
  c  Produced  by  wounds;  as  traumatic  tetanus.  --  n.  A 
  traumatic  medicine. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  a  physical  injury  or  wound  to  the  body 
  2:  psychologically  painful 
  3:  causing  physical  or  especially  psychological  injury;  "a 
  stabbing  remark";  "few  experiences  are  more  traumatic  than 
  losing  a  child";  "wounding  and  false  charges  of 
  disloyalty"  [syn:  {stabbing},  {wounding}] 

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