excessive tiredness from which recuperation is difficult.

Origin of overfatigue

First recorded in 1720–30; over- + fatigue
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Examples from the Web for overfatigue

Historical Examples of overfatigue

  • Overfatigue and exhausting physical exertion should be avoided.

    How to Live

    Irving Fisher and Eugene Fisk

  • Phillis, you are just feverish from overfatigue and sitting so long in one place, for you are used to running about.

  • This depends in large degree on general health62 and nutrition, with freedom from overfatigue.

    The Mind and Its Education

    George Herbert Betts

  • It's the result of accumulated poisons of overfatigue, long hours, overwrought nerves, "the military discipline of the mills."


    Charles Rumford Walker

  • They suggest improvements in conditions and are awake to signs of illness or overfatigue.

    Women and War Work

    Helen Fraser