Meaning of FATIGUE in English

FATIGUE

[fa.tigue] n [F, fr. MF, fr. fatiguer to fatigue, fr. L fatigare; akin to L affatim sufficiently] (1669) 1 a: labor b: manual or menial work performed by military personnel c pl: the uniform or work clothing worn on fatigue and in the field

2. a: weariness or exhaustion from labor, exertion, or stress b: the temporary loss of power to respond induced in a sensory receptor or motor end organ by continued stimulation

3: the tendency of a material to break under repeated stress

[2]fatigue vb fa.tigued ; fa.tigu.ing vt (1693) 1: to weary with labor or exertion

2: to induce a condition of fatigue in ~ vi: to suffer fatigue syn see tire -- fa.tigu.ing.ly adv [3]fatigue adj (1774) 1: consisting of, done, or used in fatigue "~ detail"

2: belonging to fatigues "a ~ cap"

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