fatigue


fatigue (http://definr.com/fatigue)

     n 1: temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard
          physical or mental work [syn: weariness, tiredness]
     2: (of materials (especially metals)) the state of being
        weakened by long stress: "metal fatigue"
     3: (always used with a modifier) boredom resulting from
        overexposure; "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"
     4: labor of a nonmilitary kind done by soldiers (cleaning or
        digging or draining or so on); "the soldiers were put on
        fatigue to teach them a lesson"; "they were assigned to
        kitchen fatigues" [syn: fatigue duty]
     v 1: get tired of something or somebody [syn: tire, pall, weary,
           jade]
     2: exhaust or tire though overuse or great strain or stress;
        "We wore ourselves out on this hike" [syn: tire, {wear
        upon}, tire out, wear, weary, jade, wear out, outwear,
         wear down, fag out, fag] [ant: refresh]