traumatic [truh-mat-ik, traw-, trou-] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- of, relating to, or produced by a trauma or wound.
- adapted to the cure of wounds.
- psychologically painful.
Origin of traumatic 1650–60; Late Latin traumaticus Greek traumatikós pertaining to wounds, equivalent to traumat- (stem of traûma trauma) + -ikos -ic Related formstrau·mat·i·cal·ly, adverbun·trau·mat·ic, adjective Examples from the Web for traumatically Historical Examples of traumatically
Stomatitis occurs idiopathically, deuteropathically, and traumatically.
Word Origin and History for traumatically traumatic adj.
1650s, from Late Latin traumaticus, from Greek traumatikos “pertaining to a wound,” from trauma (see trauma).