shell–shocked

adjective

Definition of shell–shocked

  1. 1 :  affected with combat fatigue

  2. 2 :  mentally confused, upset, or exhausted as a result of excessive stress

1916

First Known Use of shell–shocked

1916


SHELL–SHOCKED Defined for English Language Learners

shell–shocked

adjective

Definition of shell–shocked for English Language Learners

  • : affected with battle fatigue

  • : very confused, upset, or exhausted because of something that has happened : very shocked


Medical Dictionary

shell–shocked

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adjective \ˈshel-ˌshäkt\

Medical Definition of shell–shocked

  1. :  affected with combat fatigue


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