Synonyms of 'traumatize'
young children traumatized by their parents' deaths
If word of this gets out, it will devastate his family.
He had been disturbed by the news of the attack.
He was overwhelmed by a longing for times past.
I did not want to frighten or distress her.
The committee was dismayed by what it had been told.
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in the sense of dismay
to fill with alarm or depressionThe committee was dismayed by what it had been told.
in the sense of distress
to upset badlyI did not want to frighten or distress her.
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