Shell Shock Definition
Webster's New World
Posttraumatic stress disorder resulting from wartime combat or similar situations, especially as experienced by combatants in World War I.
American Heritage Medicine
(figuratively) A stunning shock.
(uncountable) A psychiatric condition characterized by fatigue caused by battle.
- combat neurosis
To stun or debilitate as by a shock.
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