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fatigue /fə'ti:g/
  • danh từ
    • sự mệt mỏi, sự mệt nhọc
    • (kỹ thuật) sự mỏi (của kim loại)
    • công việc mệt nhọc, công việc lao khổ
    • (quân sự) (như) fatigue-duty
    • (số nhiều) (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) quần áo lao động
    • ngoại động từ
      • làm cho mệt mỏi, làm cho mệt nhọc
      • (kỹ thuật) làm cho (kim loại) bị mỏi, làm cho kém sức chịu đựng
    Concise Dictionary
    +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
    +(always used with a modifier) boredom resulting from overexposure to something
    +labor of a nonmilitary kind done by soldiers (cleaning or digging or draining or so on)
    +get tired of something or somebody
    +exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 weariness, tiredness, weakness, exhaustion, lassitude, listlessness, lethargy, languor, sluggishness, enervation:
    She kept on tending the wounded till fatigue finally overcame her.
    2 weary, tire, weaken, exhaust, drain, enervate, Colloq fag (out):
    My morning's work had fatigued me.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + noun
    1 [U] a feeling of being extremely tired, usually because of hard work or exercise: physical and mental fatigue + Driver fatigue was to blame for the accident. + I was dropping with fatigue and could not keep my eyes open.
    2 [U] (usually after another noun) a feeling of not wanting to do a particular activity any longer because you have done too much of it: battle fatigue + compassion fatigue (= the inability to feel pity for other people's suffering any more) brought on by too many charity appeals
    3 [U] weakness in metal or wood caused by repeated bending or stretching: The wing of the plane showed signs of metal fatigue.
    4 (fatigues) [pl.] loose clothes worn by soldiers
    5 (fatigues) [pl.] (especially AmE) duties, such as cleaning and cooking, that soldiers have to do, especially as a punishment: We were all put on cookhouse fatigues for a week.
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 great tiredness


    extreme, severe | growing | general | mental, physical | battle, compassion
    soldiers suffering from battle fatigue Compassion fatigue among donor countries means there is less money for worthy causes.
    | driver
    car accidents caused by driver fatigue


    suffer from, drop (down) with | combat, fight (off), reduce
    The right vitamins help you combat fatigue.


    set in
    She had to stop work when fatigue set in.
    | overcome sb


    from ~
    crying from cold and fatigue
    | with ~
    The man was shivering with fatigue.


    a feeling of fatigue, signs of fatigue 2 fatigues
    clothes worn by soldiers


    army, battle, combat | camouflage


    in ~
    soldiers in combat fatigues > Special page at CLOTHES

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