Origin of fatigued
Synonyms for fatigued
- 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.
Origin of fatigue
Synonyms for fatigue
Examples from the Web for fatigued
Contemporary Examples of fatigued
Add a recent assault or battery and the mind is simply tired, fatigued, and abused.Study Says Half of Jailed NYC Teens Have History of Brain Injury
Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad
April 22, 2014
This inward shift should come as no surprise: Israelis are more than fatigued with campaigns focused on war and peace.Israeli Voters’ Return to Normalcy
January 24, 2013
Are we fatigued again in just three years under President Obama?Mitt Romney’s Double Challenge: Focus On Economy, Don’t Cheer Bad News
April 12, 2012
“There was no question that we were fatigued in the finals,” said Abramson.From J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter Novels to Real Life: The Sport of Quidditch Takes Flight
March 14, 2012
"Almost all pregnant women are short of breath and fatigued, which are the typical symptoms of heart failure," said Hameed.Heart Disease Poses Surprising Threat to New Moms
June 13, 2011
Historical Examples of fatigued
My roving excursion this day had fatigued my body, and diverted my imagination.The Adventures of Colonel Daniel Boone
For very early shall I leave this place; harassed and fatigued to death.Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9)
He was fatigued and dilapidated, but he had not caught Donald.The Hunted Outlaw
The proceedings had really lasted too long and fatigued one too much.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
"You are fatigued," said madame, raising her glance as she knotted the money.A Tale of Two Cities
- any of the mainly domestic duties performed by military personnel, esp as a punishment
- (as modifier)fatigue duties
verb -tigues, -tiguing or -tigued
Word Origin for fatigue
1660s, "that which causes weariness," from French fatigue "weariness," from fatiguer "to tire," from Latin fatigare, originally "to cause to break down," later, "to weary, fatigue, tire out," from pre-Latin adj. *fati-agos "driving to the point of breakdown," from Old Latin *fatis (of unknown origin, related to adv. affatim "sufficiently" and to fatisci "crack, split") + root of agere "to drive" (see act (n.)). Meaning "weariness from exertion" is from 1719.
1690s, from French fatiguer (15c.), from fatigue (see fatigue (n.). Earlier in same sense was fatigate (1530s). Related: Fatigued; fatiguing.