The next day I held on northward, though the weather was very unfavorable and the walking heavy and fatiguing.
It is fatiguing to hear one's aunt say the same thing twice.
But, had he been given his way, he would have gone direct from his fatiguing overseas journey into the Old Rec.
Monseigneur did not know that the night would be so fatiguing.
Arthur came to her side with a whispered word about her own need of rest and refreshment after her fatiguing journey.
It would be fatiguing, constant standing in attending to your 'jenny.'
A fatiguing stairway of nine hundred steps leads to the top, and there is also a slow-moving elevator.
And lastly the work which the King's wives have to do should not be too fatiguing.
He let his mind rest as well as his frame, not fatiguing it by following out any definite chain of ideas.
After so fatiguing a march, it was necessary to make a longer halt than usual.
1660s, "that which causes weariness," from French fatigue "weariness," from fatiguer "to tire," from Latin fatigare, originally "to cause to break down," later, "to weary, fatigue, tire out," from pre-Latin adj. *fati-agos "driving to the point of breakdown," from Old Latin *fatis (of unknown origin, related to adv. affatim "sufficiently" and to fatisci "crack, split") + root of agere "to drive" (see act (n.)). Meaning "weariness from exertion" is from 1719.
1690s, from French fatiguer (15c.), from fatigue (see fatigue (n.). Earlier in same sense was fatigate (1530s). Related: Fatigued; fatiguing.
fatigue fa·tigue (fə-tēg')
Physical or mental weariness resulting from exertion.
A sensation of boredom and lassitude due to absence of stimulation, to monotony, or to lack of interest in one's surroundings.
The decreased capacity or complete inability of an organism, an organ, or a part to function normally because of excessive stimulation or prolonged exertion.