What does Triggered mean?
A sudden negative reaction to seeing, hearing or experiencing something upsetting or unsettling.
Other definitions of Triggered:
Having a traumatic experience brought up without warning.
Being suddenly presented with something that reminds you of a bad experience or trauma in your past.
Pushed over the edge, to the brink of rage.
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How to use the term Triggered:
"I get triggered every time I hear an airhorn."
"That speech triggered a lot of people."
"Best be careful what you say around here. You wouldn't want anyone to get triggered."
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