trigger warning

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trigger warning

A statement at the beginning of an article or video advising that its content might be upsetting, especially for trauma survivors. At least that graphic article came with a trigger warning.
See also: trigger, warning
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Two students took her to task, telling Essig, "Oh, you should have given a trigger warning for people with eating disorders, they can't see images like that.''