- labor of a generally nonmilitary kind done by soldiers, such as cleaning up an area, digging drainage ditches, or raking leaves.
- the state of being engaged in such labor: on fatigue.
verb (used with object), fa·tigued, fa·ti·guing.
verb (used without object), fa·tigued, fa·ti·guing.
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Origin of fatigue
OTHER WORDS FROM fatiguefa·tigue·less, adjectivefa·ti·guing·ly, adverban·ti·fa·tigue, adjectiveun·fa·ti·guing, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for fatigue
It’s harder to maintain that work when crisis fatigue sets in, when the world moves on to the next major news event or catastrophe.3 ways to make sure corporate diversity and inclusion efforts have a lasting impact|matthewheimer|August 31, 2020|Fortune
Getting the balance between fatigue and fitness right determines how fast you’ll race.
This strategy increases visibility, as people notice a brand more when its ads appear on multiple devices and they seem familiar, plus you allow your audience to interact with your brand through their platform of choice and it prevents ad fatigue.Five great display and video advertising tactics to increase relevance and revenue in a cookie-less world|Anastasia-Yvoni Spiliopoulou|August 24, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Notably, if you squeeze a piece of metal over and over, the material is going to fatigue.
For Abby Knowles, a headache and fatigue was just the start.Why COVID-19 is both startlingly unique and painfully familiar|Aimee Cunningham|July 2, 2020|Science News
Fatigue, sadness, or psychosis is not about choice or laziness or selfishness.Postpartum Stigma: Why My Patient Committed Suicide|Jean Kim|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With the Pentagon concerned about fatigue and morale, a lost piece of valuable property is the last thing these families need.
Fatigue feels heavy, like I am trudging through life with a 300-pound man on my back.YouTube’s Sleep Whisperers Are A Sexy Way To Combat Insomnia|Lizzie Crocker|May 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There's debate about whether it's a true addiction, but it's definitely bad moods, anxiety, fatigue.
He showed no signs of haste, nor of fatigue, nor of any human feeling.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His arms were growing heavy with fatigue, his mouth was parched, and great beads of perspiration stood upon his brow.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
"You must not fatigue him," he said to Julien, who understood that he was the nephew.The Red and the Black|Stendhal
She took no heed of her flimsy, incongruous dress, her fatigue, her need of sleep.The False Chevalier|William Douw Lighthall
The trace of anger was gone from Krafft's voice now and it was heavy with fatigue and defeat.Sense of Obligation|Henry Maxwell Dempsey (AKA Harry Harrison)
The attorney was in that state of fatigue of body and languor of mind in which the least trifle amuses.The Castle Inn|Stanley John Weyman
British Dictionary definitions for fatigue
- any of the mainly domestic duties performed by military personnel, esp as a punishment
- (as modifier)fatigue duties