- 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.
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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How to use fatigue in a sentence
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
Both presidents fit the historical pattern of third-quarter voter fatigue.
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.
“If done chronically, it can lead to a suppressed immune system, chronic fatigue and memory issues,” he says.
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
Fatigue he never knew, and on one occasion he was said to have spent thirteen days and nights in the saddle.
He soon experienced an unwonted sense of fatigue, then a drowsy sensation came over him.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
And in the midst of his speculations, overpowered by fatigue, he fell asleep, and ate his breakfast next morning very happily.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
(b) All those who are under 20 and more than 50 years of age, and who are strong enough to endure the fatigue of a campaign.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
The young apprentice was of middle height, very well built, amazingly active, and able to bear the utmost fatigue.
British Dictionary definitions for fatigue
- any of the mainly domestic duties performed by military personnel, esp as a punishment
- (as modifier)fatigue duties