fatigue


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Synonyms for fatigue

Synonyms for fatigue

the condition of being extremely tired

to diminish the strength and energy of

Synonyms for fatigue

temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work

used of materials (especially metals) in a weakened state caused by long stress

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(always used with a modifier) boredom resulting from overexposure to something

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labor of a nonmilitary kind done by soldiers (cleaning or digging or draining or so on)

lose interest or become bored with something or somebody

References in classic literature ?
Roused to new ardor, they forgot, for a time, their fatigues, and hurried down the mountain, dragging their jaded horses after them, and sometimes compelling them to slide a distance of thirty or forty feet at a time.
No part of it fatigues me but getting off this horse, I assure you," said she, as she sprang down with his help; "I am very strong.
Pinched with famine, exhausted with fatigue, with evening approaching, and a wintry wild still lengthening as they advanced, they began to look forward with sad forebodings to the night's exposure upon this frightful waste.
Hunger conspired with fatigue to crush him, for a man's system is not greatly restored and fortified by a diet of roots, the pith of plants, such as the Mele, or the fruit of the doum palm-tree; and yet, according to his own calculations, Joe was enabled to push on about twenty miles to the westward.
You owned yourself just now that you were not well seasoned to fatigue," he persisted.
After leaving the road the man slackened his pace, and now went forward, rather deviously, with a distinct feeling of fatigue.
Toward four o'clock, strong as I am, fatigue got the better of me.
She was at once struck by the worn look in his face, and by the fatigue which expressed itself in all his movements.
A happy circumstance for poor Sophia; whose fears, joined to her fatigue, had almost overpowered her spirits; but she was now instantly relieved by a female voice, that greeted her in the softest manner, and with the utmost civility.
I have endured incalculable fatigue, and cold, and hunger; do you dare destroy my hopes?
I have no doubt they got ashore, in that calm weather (making all due allowance for fatigue and clumsy rowing), before day-break.
The long, long stress of a gale does it; the suspense of the interminably culminating catastrophe; and there is a bodily fatigue in the mere holding on to existence within the excessive tumult; a searching and insidious fatigue that penetrates deep into a man's breast to cast down and sadden his heart, which is incorrigible, and of all the gifts of the earth -- even before life itself -aspires to peace.
Notwithstanding the lassitude and fatigue which oppressed him now, in common with his two companions, and indeed with all who had taken an active share in that night's work, Hugh's boisterous merriment broke out afresh whenever he looked at Simon Tappertit, and vented itself--much to that gentleman's indignation--in such shouts of laughter as bade fair to bring the watch upon them, and involve them in a skirmish, to which in their present worn-out condition they might prove by no means equal.
The sharp cold, the fatigue of the journey, and a new sensation of a catching in the breath, partly as if they had just emerged from very clear crisp water, and partly as if they had been sobbing, kept them silent.
Pickwick, though able to sustain a very considerable amount of exertion and fatigue, was not proof against such a combination of attacks as he had undergone on the memorable night, recorded in the last chapter.