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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fa·tigue /fəˈtig/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 fa·tigue /fəˈtɪg/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fa·tigue n.
 1. Weariness from bodily labor or mental exertion; lassitude or exhaustion of strength.
 2. The cause of weariness; labor; toil; as, the fatigues of war.
 3. The weakening of a metal when subjected to repeated vibrations or strains.
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fa·tigue, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fatigued p. pr. & vb. n. Fatiguing, 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard
           physical or mental work; "he was hospitalized for
           extreme fatigue"; "growing fatigue was apparent from the
           decline in the execution of their athletic skills";
           "weariness overcame her after twelve hours and she fell
           asleep" [syn: weariness, tiredness]
      2: used of materials (especially metals) in a weakened state
         caused by long stress; "metal fatigue"
      3: (always used with a modifier) boredom resulting from
         overexposure to something; "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"
      4: 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" [syn: fatigue duty]
      v 1: get tired of something or somebody [syn: tire, pall, weary,
      2: exhaust or tire through overuse or great strain or stress;
         "We wore ourselves out on this hike" [syn: tire, wear
         upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, wear out, outwear,
          wear down, fag out, fag] [ant: refresh]