Origin of shell shock
Related formsshell-shocked, shell·shocked, adjective
Examples from the Web for shell shock
His family, friends, and fiancée seem to be in varying stages of shell-shock, or denial.
Shell-shock blindness and paralysis are cured at Seale Hayne Hospital and elsewhere in very “miraculous” fashion.Psychical Miscellanea|J. Arthur Hill
What do you think would be the effect of shell-shock on a person born of one epileptic parent?
When Sir Henry Durwood questioned him he was careful to conceal the fact that he had been a victim of shell-shock.