- Getting into a serious accident that gives you PTSD is an example of a traumatic event.
- Suffering a catastrophic injury to the brain that leaves you permanently impaired is an example of a traumatic brain injury.
The definition of traumatic is something that is extremely upsetting or something that causes great harm or damage to the mind or body.
(comparative more traumatic, superlative most traumatic)
- (dated, medicine) A medicine for wounds; a vulnerary.