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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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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