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A psychiatric condition characterized by fatigue caused by battle.

Additional definitions for 'shell shock':

shell shockUsed other than as an idiom: see shell, shock.
shell shockA stunning shock.
shell shockA person with the condition.
shell shockTo stun or debilitate as by a shock.
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