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Fatigue

Fatigue Meaning & Definition
Fatigue Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Fatigue?

[n] 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"
[n] (always used with a modifier) boredom resulting from overexposure; "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"
[n] 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"
[n] (of materials (especially metals)) the state of being weakened by long stress; "metal fatigue"
[v] exhaust or tire though overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"
[v] get tired of something or somebody

Synonyms | Synonyms for Fatigue: fag | fag out | fatigue duty | jade | outwear | tire | tire out | tiredness | wear | wear down | wear out | wear upon | weariness | weary

Related Terms | Find terms related to Fatigue: abatement | abscess | acedia | adynamia | ague | anemia | ankylosis | annoy | anoxia | apathy | apnea | asphyxiation | asthma | ataxia | atony | atrophy | attenuation | attrition | backache | be infinitely repetitive | be tedious | beat | blah feeling | bleeding | blennorhea | bloodlessness | blow | blunting | boredom | bother | break down | burn out | cachexia | cachexy | chill | chills | colic | collapse | constipation | convulsion | coughing | cowardice | crack up | cyanosis | damping | deadening | debilitate | debilitation | debility | deplete | devitalization | diarrhea | dilution | dirty work | disable | dizziness | do in | do up | donkeywork | drag on | drain | droop | drop | dropsy | drowsiness | drudgery | dulling | dullness | dysentery | dyspepsia | dyspnea | edema | effemination | emaciation | employment | enervate | enervation | enfeeblement | ennui | etiolation | evisceration | exhaust | exhaustion | extenuation | fag | fag out | faint | fainting | faintness | feebleness | fever | fibrillation | flabbiness | flaccidity | flag | flux | frazzle | gasp | get tired | give out | glut | go on forever | grind | grow weary | growth | handiwork | handwork | harass | heaviness | hebetude | hemorrhage | high blood pressure | hydrops | hypertension | hypotension | icterus | impotence | inanimation | inanition | indifference | indigestion | industry | inflammation | insomnia | irk | itching | jade | jadedness | jaundice | knock out | knock up | labor | labored breathing | lackadaisicalness | languidness | languishment | languor | languorousness | lassitude | lenitude | lentor | lethargy | lick | lick of work | lifelessness | listlessness | low blood pressure | lumbago | manual labor | marasmus | mitigation | moil | nasal discharge | nausea | necrosis | oscitancy | overfatigue | overstrain | overtire | overweary | pain | pall | pant | paralysis | passivity | peter out | phlegm | play out | poop | poop out | prostrate | prostration | pruritus | puff | puff and blow | rash | rat race | reduction | relaxation | rheum | run down | run out | satedness | satiate | sclerosis | scut work | seizure | shock | sink | skin eruption | slackening | slavery | sleepiness | sloth | slothfulness | slowness | sluggishness | sneezing | softening | softness | somnolence | sore | spadework | spasm | strengthlessness | stroke | stroke of work | stupefaction | stupor | succumb | supineness | sweat | tabes | tachycardia | task | thinning | tire | tire out | tire to death | tiredness | tiresome work | toil | torpidity | torpidness | torpitude | torpor | travail | treadmill | tucker | tumor | upset stomach | use up | vertigo | vex | vomiting | wasting | weaken | weakening | weakliness | weakness | wear | wear down | wear on | wear out | weariness | weary | wheeze | wilt | wind | work | world-weariness

See Also | assignment | asthenopia | beat | boredom | conk out | degenerate | deteriorate | drop | duty assignment | ennui | exhaust | exhaustion | eyestrain | failing | fatigue | grogginess | indispose | jet lag | logginess | loginess | overfatigue | overtire | overweary | pall | peter out | poop out | retire | run down | run out | tedium | temporary state | tucker | tucker out | wash up | weakness | withdraw

Fatigue In Webster's Dictionary

\Fa*tigue"\, n. [F., fr. fatiguer to fatigue, L. fatigare; cf. L. affatim sufficiently.] 1. Weariness from bodily labor or mental exertion; lassitude or exhaustion of strength. 2. The cause of weariness; labor; toil; as, the fatigues of war. --Dryden. 3. The weakening of a metal when subjected to repeated vibrations or strains. {Fatigue call} (Mil.), a summons, by bugle or drum, to perform fatigue duties. {Fatigue dress}, the working dress of soldiers. {Fatigue duty} (Mil.), labor exacted from soldiers aside from the use of arms. --Farrow. {Fatigue party}, a party of soldiers on fatigue duty.
\Fa*tigue"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fatigued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fatiguing}, n.] [Cf. F. fatiguer. See {Fatigue}, n.] To weary with labor or any bodily or mental exertion; to harass with toil; to exhaust the strength or endurance of; to tire. Syn: To jade; tire; weary; bore. See {Jade}.

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