battle fatigue

noun

Definition of battle fatigue

Other Words from battle fatigue

battle-fatigued \ ˈba-​tᵊl-​fə-​ˈtēgd How to pronounce battle-fatigued (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of battle fatigue

1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Battle fatigue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/battle%20fatigue. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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battle fatigue

noun

English Language Learners Definition of battle fatigue

: a mental illness that is caused by the experiences of fighting in a war and that causes extreme feelings of nervousness, depression, etc.

battle fatigue

noun
bat·​tle fatigue | \ ˈbat-ᵊl- How to pronounce battle fatigue (audio) \

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Other Words from battle fatigue

battle-fatigued adjective

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