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traumatize

verb
     
trau‧ma‧tize also traumatise British English [transitive usually passive]
to shock someone so badly that they are affected by it for a very long time:
He was traumatized by his war experiences.
traumatized adjective
WORD FOCUS: shocked WORD FOCUS: shocked
similar words: horrified, stunned, shaken, traumatized, outraged, aghast written
shocked

See also
shocked

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