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Origin of fatigue

1685鈥95; <French fatigue (noun), fatiguer (v.) <Latin fat墨g膩re to tire

OTHER WORDS FROM fatigue

fa路tigue路less, adjectivefa路ti路guing路ly, adverban路ti路fa路tigue, adjectiveun路fa路ti路guing, adjective
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How to use fatigue in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for fatigue

fatigue
/ (f蓹藞ti藧伞) /

noun
verb -tigues, -tiguing or -tigued
to make or become weary or exhausted
to crack or break (a material or part) by inducing fluctuating stresses in it, or (of a metal or part) to become weakened or fail as a result of fluctuating stresses

Derived forms of fatigue

fatigable (藞f忙t瑟伞蓹bl), adjectivefatigueless, adjective

Word Origin for fatigue

C17: from French, from fatiguer to tire, from Latin fat墨g膩re
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Medical definitions for fatigue

fatigue
[ f蓹-t膿g ]

n.
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, organ, or part to function normally because of excessive stimulation or prolonged exertion.
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