shell shock

NOUN
  1. a mental disorder caused by stress of active warfare
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How To Use shell shock In A Sentence

  • In the light of modern ideas about soldiery and a somewhat clearer understanding of shell shock, or post-traumatic stress disorder, most people have greeted the news with approval.
  • The men were suffering from shell shock.
  • Uncle Charlie had been in the trenches in the First World War and come back "shell shocked."
  • With that he made a quick exit and locked himself in his library while Gwen sat there shell shocked.
  • The men were suffering from shell shock.
  • He said many of the men who were shot for cowardice were in fact suffering from shell shock.
  • The focus here is not the city hard-shell shock of such as of Larry Clark's Kids, who inhabit the same realm.
  • He said many of the men who were shot for cowardice were in fact suffering from shell shock.
  • The term "shell shocked" became well known during the Vietnam War.
  • He said many of the men who were shot for cowardice were in fact suffering from shell shock.
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