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FATIGUE





Definition:

  1. [noun] temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work; "he was hospitalized for extreme fatigue"; "growing fatigue was apparent from the decline in the execution of their athletic skills"; "weariness overcame her after twelve hours and she fell asleep"
    Synonyms: weariness, tiredness

  2. [noun] used of materials (especially metals) in a weakened state caused by long stress; "metal fatigue"

  3. [noun] (always used with a modifier) boredom resulting from overexposure to something; "he was suffering from museum fatigue"; "after watching TV with her husband she had a bad case of football fatigue"; "the American public is experiencing scandal fatigue"; "political fatigue"

  4. [noun] labor of a nonmilitary kind done by soldiers (cleaning or digging or draining or so on); "the soldiers were put on fatigue to teach them a lesson"; "they were assigned to kitchen fatigues"
    Synonyms: duty

  5. [verb] get tired of something or somebody
    Synonyms: tire, pall, weary, jade

  6. [verb] exhaust or tire through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"
    Synonyms: tire, wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, wear out, outwear, wear down, fag out, fag

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