Definitions for fatigue

Definitions for (noun) fatigue

Main entry: fatigue, fatigue duty

Definition: labor of a nonmilitary kind done by soldiers (cleaning or digging or draining or so on)

Usage: the soldiers were put on fatigue to teach them a lesson; they were assigned to kitchen fatigues

Main entry: fatigue

Definition: (always used with a modifier) boredom resulting from overexposure to something

Usage: 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

Main entry: tiredness, fatigue, weariness

Definition: temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work

Usage: 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

Main entry: fatigue

Definition: used of materials (especially metals) in a weakened state caused by long stress

Usage: metal fatigue

Definitions for (verb) fatigue

Main entry: jade, fag, fag out, fatigue, outwear, tire, tire out, wear, wear down, wear out, wear upon, weary

Definition: exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress

Usage: We wore ourselves out on this hike

Main entry: pall, tire, fatigue, jade, weary

Definition: lose interest or become bored with something or somebody

Usage: I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food

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