traumatizer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

traumatize +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

traumatizer (plural traumatizers)

  1. One who causes trauma.
    • 1997, Richard Victor Ericson, Policing the risk society (page 252)
      At the same time, the police discouraged the victims from asking for surveillance of their traumatizers as a preventive measure against further violence. Where appropriate, victims were informed that their traumatizers were no longer in custody.