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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