Meaning of FATIGUE in English

FATIGUE

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

battle fatigue

chronic fatigue syndrome

combat fatigue

These treatment methods enabled 80 percent of combat-fatigue-affected troops to return to duty.

combat fatigues (= trousers worn in battles by the armed forces )

He was still dressed in combat fatigues and jungle boots.

compassion fatigue

Some donors, battered by so many appeals for help, may find themselves battling compassion fatigue.

metal fatigue

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

chronic

Survivors still complain of ailments ranging from breathlessness, chronic fatigue and stomach pain to cardiac problems and tuberculosis.

In fact, very little about chronic fatigue syndrome has achieved medical consensus, not even the name.

mental

This was due to poor buildings, old machinery and accumulation of mental and physical fatigue because of the unrelenting nature of the activity.

The mental fatigue of computer upgrading.

physical

This was due to poor buildings, old machinery and accumulation of mental and physical fatigue because of the unrelenting nature of the activity.

■ NOUN

battle

Across the road, an army conscript in battle fatigues watches.

If battle fatigue sets in, Mr Biedenkopf may have reason for optimism.

You know, battle fatigues - camouflage gear.

An enormous bald headed woman dressed in battle fatigues merged.

A lifeless performance left manager Lennie Lawrence wondering whether his players are suffering battle fatigue after a hectic cup-and-league programme.

combat

The Clash weren't always into combat fatigues .

He had his throng of child beggars with him, and he was still in his combat fatigues .

She wears faded jeans or combat fatigues .

Both men are in combat fatigues .

metal

It is not just artistic ephemera which suffer from metal fatigue in the heat of ubiquitous exposure.

Cecilia attributed the marks to some kind of metal fatigue or rust.

syndrome

In fact, very little about chronic fatigue syndrome has achieved medical consensus, not even the name.

Chronic fatigue syndrome rarely kills, at least not directly.

■ VERB

dress

Across the road, an army conscript dressed in battle fatigues watches.

He preferred to dress out in fatigues after the morning exercises, with shined boots.

An enormous bald headed woman dressed in battle fatigues merged.

He was dressed in starched jungle fatigues and polished jungle boots.

suffer

It is not just artistic ephemera which suffer from metal fatigue in the heat of ubiquitous exposure.

Hungry children are four times as likely to suffer from fatigue and to have difficulty concentrating.

When they are withdrawn the patient may suffer fatigue , headache, depression, weakness, and aches and pains.

A spokesman said that Soglo was suffering from fatigue following an attack of typhoid fever.

Also, you will need to be particularly careful with your diet if you are not to suffer from fatigue .

It is no wonder that in March 1943 he was suffering from fatigue which again brought on influenza.

I was bored and lonely; they were suffering from compassion fatigue .

He says some of the M-forty accidents have been a result of drivers suffering from fatigue .

wear

The man who got out wore baggy cotton fatigues and knee-boots.

They wore army fatigues and played brooding games of gin rummy, listening to dull rumbles from the sabotage site.

This never happens, of course, so poor decisions do surface as the day wears on and fatigue levels increase.

It was the first time we had worn anything but fatigues for two months.

They wore fatigues or business suits, and several came in full combat, gear.

He wore well-pressed fatigues and had the distant look of a doorman in a gold coat outside a new hotel.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Driving in stressful conditions can lead to muscle fatigue .

She seemed depressed and was beginning to show signs of fatigue .

Stoklos was showing signs of fatigue after a difficult game.

Symptoms of the illness include fever, fatigue , and loss of appetite.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

But nobody who regularly uses the motorway can say they haven't been warned about the dangers of driver fatigue .

Moreover, fatigue from untreated sleep apnea may lead to motor-vehicle accidents.

On these occasions, it was said, he was insensible to both fatigue and heat.

The researchers sought to determine if rest periods would reduce worker fatigue and therefore contribute to increased output across the day.

This could be regarded as nothing more than fatigue and recovery from fatigue, but it is not.

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