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Definition of FATIGUE

noun : FATIGUE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) used of materials (especially metals) in a weakened state caused by long stress; "metal fatigue" ;

  • 3. (

    ) (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. (

    ) 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" ;

verb : FATIGUE

Source: WordNet 3.1


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