Origin of shell shock
Related formsshell-shocked, shell·shocked, adjective
Examples from the Web for shell-shocked
“God, please cure the regime,” says a shell-shocked Syrian woman.
When the towers fell, I was shell-shocked, struggling to find words.New York Journalists Remember the First Moments of 9/11|Abby Haglage|September 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The story of my life: when I lose, people are shell-shocked to see me play this way.Roger Federer’s U.S. Open Defeat Was Bad, but He’s Not Dead Yet|Sujay Kumar|September 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The entire nation is mourning the news, shell-shocked by images of wailing children fleeing the schools single file.What We Know So Far About Connecticut School Shooter Adam Lanza|Kevin Fallon|December 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This is not the first election cycle in which Republicans have been shell-shocked by reality.Republicans Allowed Karl Rove to Mislead Them Again|Matt Latimer|November 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
All about were soldiers; slightly wounded, gassed, shell-shocked, or just plain sick or exhausted.With the Doughboy in France|Edward Hungerford
Horror has shell-shocked every one, civilians as well as fighting-men.The Kingdom Round the Corner|Coningsby Dawson
She was now sending it to a hospital for shell-shocked officers.
I have never met anywhere in France such a happy, hopeful, cheerful crowd as that bunch of shell-shocked boys.Soldier Silhouettes on our Front|William L. Stidger
I got shell-shocked the very same night I met that fellow, and that's got something to do with it, maybe.Tom Slade at Black Lake|Percy Keese Fitzhugh