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[oh-ver-fuh-teeg] /ˈoʊ vər fəˌtig/
excessive tiredness from which recuperation is difficult.
Origin of overfatigue
First recorded in 1720-30; over- + fatigue Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • overfatigue and exhausting physical exertion should be avoided.

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  • Phillis, you are just feverish from overfatigue and sitting so long in one place, for you are used to running about.

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  • This depends in large degree on general health62 and nutrition, with freedom from overfatigue.

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  • It's the result of accumulated poisons of overfatigue, long hours, overwrought nerves, "the military discipline of the mills."

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  • They suggest improvements in conditions and are awake to signs of illness or overfatigue.

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  • It might mean a temporary breakdown from overfatigue or a sickening for deadly illness.

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