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1. fatigue

noun. ['fəˈtiːg'] temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work.

Synonyms

  • grogginess
  • exhaustion
  • logginess
  • temporary state
  • weariness
  • tiredness
  • asthenopia
  • eyestrain
  • loginess

Antonyms

  • lose
  • stand still
  • conformist
  • rested

Etymology

  • fatiguer (French)
  • fatigare (Latin)

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How do you pronounce fatigue?

Pronounce fatigue as fəˈtig.

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Example sentences of the word fatigue


1. Noun, singular or mass
During muscle fatigue, your muscles should feel tired but never painful.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Continue alternating until your muscles fatigue.

Quotes containing the word fatigue


1. What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter - a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue.
- Henri Matisse

2. You know,"he said, "under normal circumstances, you inviting me to the bedroom would be the highlight of my day."I crossed my arms and sat on the bed. I did so out of simple fatigue, but a moment later, I was struck by what I was doing. This is where Adrian sleeps. I'm touching the covers he's wrapped in every night. What does he wear? Does he wear anything?I jumped up.
- Richelle Mead, The Indigo Spell

3. Fatigue is here, in my body, in my legs and eyes. That is what gets you in the end. Faith is only a word, embroidered.
- Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale

2. fatigue

verb. ['fəˈtiːg'] exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress.

Synonyms

  • wear out
  • outwear
  • pall
  • wear
  • overweary
  • tucker out
  • jade
  • beat
  • wash up
  • weary
  • fag
  • wear down
  • overfatigue
  • exhaust
  • tire out
  • wear upon
  • tire
  • overtire
  • fag out
  • tucker

Antonyms

  • interest
  • better
  • pack
  • dock

Etymology

  • fatiguer (French)
  • fatigare (Latin)

3. fatigue

verb. ['fəˈtiːg'] lose interest or become bored with something or somebody.

Synonyms

  • devolve
  • weary
  • poop out
  • withdraw
  • pall
  • run down
  • retire
  • conk out
  • jade
  • run out
  • deteriorate
  • drop
  • peter out
  • degenerate

Antonyms

  • burden
  • saddle
  • charge
  • lodge

Etymology

  • fatiguer (French)
  • fatigare (Latin)

4. fatigue

noun. ['fəˈtiːg'] labor of a nonmilitary kind done by soldiers (cleaning or digging or draining or so on).

Synonyms

  • duty assignment
  • assignment

Antonyms

  • qualify
  • stay
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • fatiguer (French)
  • fatigare (Latin)

5. fatigue

noun. ['fəˈtiːg'] used of materials (especially metals) in a weakened state caused by long stress.

Synonyms

  • weakness

Antonyms

  • disappear
  • fill

Etymology

  • fatiguer (French)
  • fatigare (Latin)

6. fatigue

noun. ['fəˈtiːg'] (always used with a modifier) boredom resulting from overexposure to something.

Synonyms

  • ennui
  • boredom

Antonyms

  • undress
  • slip off
  • lack

Etymology

  • fatiguer (French)
  • fatigare (Latin)
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