traumatisme

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Etymology[edit]

Formed as: traumat(ique) +‎ -isme, after the Ancient Greek τραυματισμός (traumatismós).

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traumatisme m (plural traumatismes)

  1. trauma (clarification of this French definition is being sought)
    Quand vous tombez malade et que vous faites face à la mort, vous subissez un traumatisme comme à la guerre.
    When one falls sick and comes face to face with death, one experiences trauma like in a war.

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