→ It was the most traumatic moment of his adult life, and it permanently affected his political philosophy.
to leave sb permanently disabled laisser qn définitivement handicapé
→ an attack of polio left her permanently disabled
to be permanently damaged
[organ, faculty] être définitivement endommagé
→ my eyesight will be permanently damaged
[person] souffrir de lésions permanentes
Children are being permanently damaged by malnutrition. Les enfants souffrent de lésions permanentes dues à la malnutrition.
to be permanently injured être estropié
to scar sb permanently (fig)
[experience] laisser des traces indélébiles chez qn
→ My imprisonment was likely to scar me permanently.