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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Rutgers University, George Washington University and the University of Michigan are among a handful of other schools considering the trigger warning requirement.
the safe spaces, the speech codes, and the trigger warnings,