shell-shocked


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shell-shocked

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shellshocked

(shĕl′shŏkt′)
adj.
1. Suffering from shell shock.
2. Stunned, distressed, or exhausted from a prolonged trauma or an unexpected difficulty.
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The survivors who could walk up off the deck were shell-shocked and I looked them in the eye and I put my hand to their back and I said, 'You are alive, you have survived'.
For shell-shocked veterans, the tasks of remembering and
Everyone is a bit shell-shocked about how we lost the game.
I was shell-shocked and I feel for the fans," he added.
Shell-shocked investors watching the London FTSE-100 sink towards 5,000 might find a refuge in the Guinness Global Energy fund managed by Tim Guinness, who's had a decent run since 1998 running Investec Global Energy funds, says fund wizard Mick Gilligan at London-based broker Killik & Co.
Trading in the shell-shocked bank's shares was temporarily suspended but the stock fell five per cent after they resumed.
Shell-shocked Blackpool conceded again when Kuffour skipped round two defenders before scoring clinically from 15 yards.
An outbreak of infertility has thinned humanity's ranks to a drastic degree, and the result is a nightmare straight out of the Patriot Act: refugee camps, government oppression, and a shell-shocked populace no longer willing to put up a fight.
TWO Army sniffer dogs have fallen victim to the Taliban and are shell-shocked.
If Al Davis continues to say his greatest regret was firing Art Shell back in `94 after a 9-7 season, how does the shell-shocked owner rank this mess after rehiring him in 2006 and watching Raider Nation reduced to a third-world franchise?
We were shell-shocked by the way they took us apart early on.