Definitions of fatigue

  1. To weary with bodily or mental effort.
  2. To reduce to a state of weariness; to exhaust one's strength; to harass; - pr. p. fatiguing; pa. p. fatigued.
  3. To make weary; tire.
  4. To weary; tire out.
  5. To weary or exhaust with labour of either mind or body; to weary by impertunity; to harass.
  6. To tire or weary; to exhaust with labour.
  7. labor of a nonmilitary kind done by soldiers ( cleaning or digging or draining or so on); " the soldiers were put on fatigue to teach them a lesson"; " they were assigned to kitchen fatigues"
  8. ( always used with a modifier) boredom resulting from overexposure; " he was suffering from museum fatigue"; " after watching TV with her husband she had a bad case of football fatigue"; " the American public is experiencing scandal fatigue"; " political fatigue"
  9. ( of materials ( especially metals)) the state of being weakened by long stress; " metal fatigue"
  10. used of materials ( especially metals) in a weakened state caused by long stress; " metal fatigue"
  11. Weariness from bodily labor or mental exertion; lassitude or exhaustion of strength.
  12. The cause of weariness; labor; toil; as, the fatigues of war.
  13. The weakening of a metal when subjected to repeated vibrations or strains.
  14. To weary with labor or any bodily or mental exertion; to harass with toil; to exhaust the strength or endurance of; to tire.
  15. Weariness; toil; bodily or mental exhaustion.
  16. Weariness from labor of body or of mind; toil; military work, distinct from the use of arms.
  17. Weariness from labor; toil.
  18. Weariness or exhaustion from exertion of either body or mind; the cause of weariness, as labour or toil; labour by military men, distinct from the use of arms.
  19. Weariness; exhaustion of strength from mental or bodily labour; toil; labour.
  20. The effect produced by long stimulation on the cells of an organ.