Meaning of FATIGUE in English

FATIGUE

fa ‧ tigue /fəˈtiːɡ/ BrE AmE noun

[ Date: 1600-1700 ; Language: French ; Origin: Latin fatigare 'to make tired' ]

1 . [uncountable] very great tiredness SYN exhaustion

with fatigue

Sam’s face was grey with fatigue.

from fatigue

He’s suffering from physical and mental fatigue.

2 . [uncountable] technical a weakness in metal or wood, caused when it is bent or stretched many times, which is likely to make it break:

metal fatigue

3 . fatigues [plural] loose-fitting army clothes

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.