fatigue


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fatigue \Fa*tigue"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fatigued; p. pr. &
   vb. n. Fatiguing, n.] [Cf. F. fatiguer. See Fatigue, n.]
   To weary with labor or any bodily or mental exertion; to
   harass with toil; to exhaust the strength or endurance of; to
   tire.

   Syn: To jade; tire; weary; bore. See Jade.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fatigue \Fa*tigue"\, n. [F., fr. fatiguer to fatigue, L.
   fatigare; cf. L. affatim sufficiently.]
   1. Weariness from bodily labor or mental exertion; lassitude
      or exhaustion of strength.
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   2. The cause of weariness; labor; toil; as, the fatigues of
      war. --Dryden.
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   3. The weakening of a metal when subjected to repeated
      vibrations or strains.
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   Fatigue call (Mil.), a summons, by bugle or drum, to
      perform fatigue duties.

   Fatigue dress, the working dress of soldiers.

   Fatigue duty (Mil.), labor exacted from soldiers aside from
      the use of arms. --Farrow.

   Fatigue party, a party of soldiers on fatigue duty.
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