battlefatigued

battle fatigue

noun Psychiatry.
a posttraumatic stress disorder occurring among soldiers engaged in active combat, characterized by excessive autonomic arousal, psychic numbing, and persistent reliving of traumatic experiences.


Origin:
1940–45

battle-fatigued, adjective
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battle fatigue
 
n
psychol See also shell shock Also called: combat fatigue a type of mental disorder, characterized by anxiety, depression, and loss of motivation, caused by the stress of active warfare

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battle fatigue bat·tle fatigue or bat·tle neurosis (bāt'l)
n.
See war neurosis.

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