battle fatigue

battle fatigue
Synonyms and related words:
accident neurosis, anaphylactic shock, anxiety hysteria, anxiety neurosis, association neurosis, blast neurosis, combat fatigue, compensation neurosis, compulsion neurosis, conversion hysteria, conversion neurosis, expectation neurosis, fixation neurosis, fright neurosis, homosexual neurosis, hypochondria, hypochondriasis, hypoglycemic shock, hysteria, mental shock, neurogenic shock, neurosis, neuroticism, obsessional neurosis, occupational neurosis, pathoneurosis, phobia, protein shock, psychasthenia, psychoneurosis, psychoneurotic disorder, psychopathia martialis, regression neurosis, secondary shock, serum shock, shell shock, shock, situational neurosis, surgical shock, thanatosis, trauma, traumatism, war neurosis, wound shock

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  • battle fatigue — n. COMBAT FATIGUE …   English World dictionary

  • battle fatigue — (izg. bȅtl fatȉg) m DEFINICIJA med. psih. sindrom opće iscrpljenosti vojnika i nekarakteristična neurotska slika kao posljedica ratnih napora ili ranjavanja ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • battle fatigue — noun a mental disorder caused by stress of active warfare • Syn: ↑combat fatigue, ↑combat neurosis, ↑shell shock • Hypernyms: ↑posttraumatic stress disorder, ↑PTSD * * * noun [noncount] : a mental illness that is caused by the experiences of …   Useful english dictionary

  • battle fatigue —    the inability to continue fighting    Not just tiredness from missed sleep or overexertion:     ... wondering suddenly how much guilty truth and how much honest battle fatigue there had been. (Price, 1979 an officer had admitted being a… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • battle fatigue — battle fatigued, adj. 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… …   Universalium

  • battle fatigue — battle fa,tigue noun uncount OLD FASHIONED COMBAT FATIGUE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • battle fatigue — battle fa.tigue n [U] old fashioned a type of mental illness caused by the frightening experiences of war, in which someone feels very anxious and upset …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • battle fatigue — noun A psychiatric condition characterized by fatigue caused by battle. Syn: shellshock, PTSD, combat fatigue …   Wiktionary

  • Battle fatigue — The World War II name for what is known today as post traumatic stress, this is a psychological disorder that develops in some individuals who have had major traumatic experiences (and, for example, have been in a serious accident or through a… …   Medical dictionary

  • battle fatigue — noun Date: 1944 combat fatigue • battle fatigued adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • battle fatigue — bat′tle fatigue n. psi a posttraumatic stress disorder occurring among soldiers engaged in active and usu. prolonged combat Also called combat fatigue • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

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