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What does war of nerves mean?

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war of nerves

(Also battle of nerves.)
War of nerves refers to a conflict using psychological techniques rather than direct violence in order to weaken the enemy.


"In the future, war will not merely be one of men and machines, it will be a war of wills and a war of nerves." Sir John Anderson.

This idiom is in the war category

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