transitive verb-·tized·, -·tiz·ing
- Med. to injure or wound (tissues)
- to subject to an emotional trauma
transitive verbtrau·ma·tized, trau·ma·tiz·ing, trau·ma·tiz·es
- To wound or injure (a tissue), as in a surgical operation.
- To subject to psychological trauma.
(third-person singular simple present traumatizes, present participle traumatizing, simple past and past participle traumatized)
- Alternative spelling of traumatise.