Origin of exhaustion
OTHER WORDS FROM exhaustionpre·ex·haus·tion, noun
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How to use exhaustion in a sentence
Murcia had run headlong into the pandemic wall, a term popularized by New York Public Radio host Tanzina Vega to capture the particular and sudden feeling of spiritual and emotional exhaustion with life during covid times.‘Oh, we’re still in this.’ The pandemic wall is here.|Maura Judkis|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
It would be easy for both the authors and the readers to give up in futile exhaustion.
Videoconferencing is exhausting because it makes it hard to “read” people, but autistics are all too familiar with that mental exhaustion because we have always struggled with reading neurotypical people.I’m autistic. I’m hoping I can wear a mask for the rest of my life.|Christine M. Condo|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
Many families face parenting tweens with neurological issues — and the exhaustion that can come with it.Sharing the workload at home when one child has special needs|Meghan Leahy|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
I am concerned for their wellness and have never seen this level of bone tired exhaustion in the wonderful teachers with whom I work.Teacher: What’s missing from calls for summer school to stem ‘learning loss’|Valerie Strauss|January 26, 2021|Washington Post
Jenkins promptly resigned and checked into a hospital for “exhaustion.”
And also with a little bit of exhaustion—he really does ask a lot of questions.Paul Haggis on Scientology, the ‘Crash’ Oscar, and ‘Third Person’|Kevin Fallon|June 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Is it exhaustion, something intensely painful in itself to someone who always felt boundless energy?Adam Hochschild on Keeping Company With His Dying Father|Adam Hochschild|June 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The unlikely trio became inseparable, and pushed each other to insane levels of exhaustion and physical fitness.
After HUAC and Waterfront, he writes of his exhaustion and doubts.
They have recovered their exhaustion; have cleaned up, and look full of themselves, twice the size in fact.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
The narrative had excited him out of his apathy and physical exhaustion, the confession shaken the rigidity from his mind.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Aconite … night boat … sea sick … emetics … exhaustion … stimulants … hard drinking … spontaneous combustion … animal charcoal.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
The working man was incited to contemplate the beauty of the night's rest that followed on the exhaustion of the day.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
The sunken eyes, the tangled masses of raven hair, the look of exhaustion and hopeless woe.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie