Meaning of FATIGUE in English

FATIGUE

(~s)

1.

Fatigue is a feeling of extreme physical or mental tiredness.

She continued to have severe stomach cramps, aches, ~, and depression...

Clarke says his team could have lasted another 15 days before ~ would have begun to take a toll.

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2.

You can say that people are suffering from a particular kind of ~ when they have been doing something for a long time and feel they can no longer continue to do it.

...compassion ~ caused by endless TV and celebrity appeals.

...the result of four months of battle ~.

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3.

Fatigues are clothes that soldiers wear when they are fighting or when they are doing routine jobs.

He never expected to return home wearing US combat ~s.

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4.

Fatigue in metal or wood is a weakness in it that is caused by repeated stress. Fatigue can cause the metal or wood to break.

The problem turned out to be metal ~ in the fuselage.

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