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shell shock definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: a mental disorder caused by stress of active warfare [syn: battle fatigue, combat fatigue, combat neurosis, shell shock]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1915 combat fatigue

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

also shell-shock Shell shock is the confused or nervous mental condition of people who have been under fire in a war. The men were suffering from shell shock.

Moby Thesaurus

accident neurosis, anaphylactic shock, anxiety hysteria, anxiety neurosis, association neurosis, battle fatigue, blast neurosis, combat fatigue, compensation neurosis, compulsion neurosis, conversion hysteria, conversion neurosis, expectation neurosis, fixation neurosis, fright neurosis, homosexual neurosis, hypochondria, hypochondriasis, hypoglycemic shock, hysteria, mental shock, neurogenic shock, neurosis, neuroticism, obsessional neurosis, occupational neurosis, pathoneurosis, phobia, protein shock, psychasthenia, psychoneurosis, psychoneurotic disorder, psychopathia martialis, regression neurosis, secondary shock, serum shock, shock, situational neurosis, surgical shock, thanatosis, trauma, traumatism, war neurosis, wound shock

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