Noun trauma has 2 senses
  1. injury, hurt, harm, trauma - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    --1 is a kind of ill health, unhealthiness, health problem
    --1 has particulars:
     birth trauma; blast trauma; bleeding, hemorrhage, haemorrhage; blunt trauma; bruise, contusion; bump; burn; dislocation; electric shock; fracture, break; frostbite, cryopathy; intravasation; penetrating trauma, penetrating injury; pinch; rupture; sting, bite, insect bite; strain; whiplash, whiplash injury; wale, welt, weal, wheal; wound, lesion; wrench, twist, pull
    Derived forms: verb traumatize1, verb traumatise1
  2. trauma, psychic trauma - an emotional wound or shock often having long-lasting effects
    --2 is a kind of psychological state, mental state
    --2 has particulars: birth trauma
    Derived form: verb traumatize1