utterly exhausted and dejected by war, especially after a prolonged conflict.
(of an airplane) damaged beyond use except as scrap or as a source of salvageable spare parts.

war-weariness, noun
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The nation was war-weary having many sons, daughters, husbands and fathers sent into combat half a world away.
It suggested his sure command and the harmony his reforms had brought to a war-weary populace.
Although his speeches make little sense when read today, they soothed a war-weary nation.
Caves also offer shelter from the elements, a haven from pursuing enemies, and surcease for the war-weary soul.
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