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bat'tle fatigue"



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. Also called combat fatigue, combat neurosis, shell shock.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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