Definition of shell-shocked adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈʃel ʃɒkt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃel ʃɑːkt//
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  1. 1shocked, confused or anxious because of a difficult situation, and unable to think or act normally I felt completely shell-shocked after I heard the news.
  2. 2suffering from shell shock
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: shell-shocked