A trigger is an experience that causes a person to recall a traumatic moment in their life. Often misused by assholes trying to belittle people's horrible experiences.
Tina: Hearing people talking about dogs hit by cars triggers me because I saw my dog die that way.
Justin: Wow, you're mean.
Asshole Adam: oh, are you triggered??? lel
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A trivialization of the psychological term for the effect wrought on an individual when items or events remind them of trauma they have suffered; an attempt to smear the holder of an opinion which with one disagrees; a simple-minded reply to any evidence which one has been told is fake news.
A: Climate change , by altering world weather patterns and sea levels, among other effects, threatens to cause traumatic dislocation and famine.
B: Triggered!
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A specific thing that causes a mentally ill individual's brain to go into a state of hypervigilance. The thing that triggers them makes them feel unsafe and or threatened. Contrary to popular belief, this does not just occur in people with PTSD, though it is much more common in people with PTSD and a type of anxiety disorder.
"He made a couple of rape jokes and I think it triggered me..."
"Yelling is definitely a trigger of mine."
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y u so triggerful
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The Word Used In The Anime (World Trigger)
It Is Said When You Are Activating Your Trigger
Trigger On!!!!!!!!
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Triggerable means when a preson get triggered often,this means that they're a triggerable person.
"Hey remember what we said last night to Hala?"
"Yea,she's a very TRIGGERABLE person."
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