combat fatigue


noun


Nearby words

  1. comb-over,
  2. comb.,
  3. combahee,
  4. combat,
  5. combat boot,
  6. combat infantryman badge,
  7. combat neurosis,
  8. combat team,
  9. combat trousers,
  10. combat zone

Origin of combat fatigue

First recorded in 1940–45

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British Dictionary definitions for combat fatigue

combat fatigue

noun

another term for battle fatigue
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Medicine definitions for combat fatigue

combat fatigue

[ kŏmbăt′ ]

n.

Posttraumatic stress disorder resulting from wartime combat or similar experiences. No longer in scientific use.battle fatigue shell shock

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