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Definition 1: labor of a nonmilitary kind done by soldiers (cleaning or digging or draining or so on) - [noun denoting act]

Samples where fatigue or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the soldiers were put on fatigue to teach them a lesson
  • they were assigned to kitchen fatigues

Synonyms for fatigue in the sense of this definition

(fatigue is a kind of ...) a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces)

"hazardous duty"

(fatigue belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 2: (always used with a modifier) boredom resulting from overexposure to something - [noun denoting feeling]

Samples where fatigue or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was suffering from museum fatigue
  • after watching TV with her husband she had a bad case of football fatigue
  • the American public is experiencing scandal fatigue
  • political fatigue

(fatigue is a kind of ...) the feeling of being bored by something tedious

Definition 3: temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work - [noun denoting state]

Samples where fatigue or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was hospitalized for extreme fatigue
  • growing fatigue was apparent from the decline in the execution of their athletic skills
  • weariness overcame her after twelve hours and she fell asleep

Synonyms for fatigue in the sense of this definition

(fatigue is a kind of ...) a state that continues for a limited time

(... is a kind of fatigue ) a tiredness of the eyes caused by prolonged close work by a person with an uncorrected vision problem

(... is a kind of fatigue ) fatigue and sleep disturbance resulting from disruption of the body's normal circadian rhythm as a result of jet travel

(... is a kind of fatigue ) extreme fatigue

(... is a kind of fatigue ) a groggy state resulting from weariness

(... is a kind of fatigue ) a dull and listless state resulting from weariness

Definition 4: used of materials (especially metals) in a weakened state caused by long stress - [noun denoting state]

Samples where fatigue or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • metal fatigue

(fatigue is a kind of ...) a flaw or weak point

"he was quick to point out his wife's failings"

Definition 5: exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress - [verb of body]

Samples where fatigue or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We wore ourselves out on this hike

Synonyms for fatigue in the sense of this definition

(fatigue is a kind of ...) cause to feel unwell

"She was indisposed"

(... is a kind of fatigue ) wear out completely

"This kind of work exhausts me" "I'm beat" "He was all washed up after the exam"

(... is a kind of fatigue ) tire excessively

(fatigue causes ...) lose interest or become bored with something or somebody

"I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food"

Definition 6: lose interest or become bored with something or somebody - [verb of body]

Samples where fatigue or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food

Synonyms for fatigue in the sense of this definition

(fatigue is a kind of ...) grow worse

"Her condition deteriorated" "Conditions in the slums degenerated" "The discussion devolved into a shouting match"

(... is a kind of fatigue ) use up all one's strength and energy and stop working

"At the end of the march, I pooped out"

(... is a kind of fatigue ) lose interest

"he retired from life when his wife died"

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