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ex·haus·tion

 (ĭg-zôs′chən)
n.
1. The act or an instance of exhausting.
2. The state of being exhausted; extreme fatigue: The runner collapsed from exhaustion.

exhaustion

(ɪɡˈzɔːstʃən)
n
1. extreme tiredness; fatigue
2. the condition of being used up; consumption: exhaustion of the earth's resources.
3. the act of exhausting or the state of being exhausted

ex•haus•tion

(ɪgˈzɔs tʃən)

n.
1. the act or process of exhausting.
2. the state of being exhausted.
3. extreme weakness or fatigue.
4. the total consumption of something.
[1640–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exhaustion - extreme fatigueexhaustion - extreme fatigue      
inanition - exhaustion resulting from lack of food
fatigue, tiredness, weariness - 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"
frazzle - a state of extreme exhaustion; "he was worn to a frazzle"
brain-fag, mental exhaustion - exhaustion that affects mental keenness
2.exhaustion - serious weakening and loss of energyexhaustion - serious weakening and loss of energy
weakening - becoming weaker
3.exhaustion - the act of exhausting something entirelyexhaustion - the act of exhausting something entirely
depletion - the act of decreasing something markedly

exhaustion

noun
1. tiredness, fatigue, weariness, lassitude, feebleness, prostration, debilitation, enervation He is suffering from nervous exhaustion.
2. depletion, emptying, consumption, using up the exhaustion of the country's resources

exhaustion

noun
The condition of being extremely tired:
Translations
إرْهاق، إنْهاك
overanstrengelseudmattelse
örmögnun
izčrpanost
yorgunluk

exhaustion

[ɪgˈzɔːstʃən] N (= fatigue) → agotamiento m; (= nervous exhaustion) → postración f nerviosa

exhaustion

[ɪgˈzɔːstʃən] népuisement m
to be suffering from exhaustion → être en état d'épuisement

exhaustion

nErschöpfung f

exhaustion

[ɪgˈzɔːstʃn] nesaurimento
nervous exhaustion → sovraffaticamento mentale, surmenage m

exhaust

(igˈzoːst) verb
1. to make very tired. She was exhausted by her long walk.
2. to use all of; to use completely. We have exhausted our supplies; You're exhausting my patience.
3. to say all that can be said about (a subject etc). We've exhausted that topic.
noun
(an outlet from the engine of a car, motorcycle etc for) fumes and other waste.
exˈhausted adjective
extremely tired.
exˈhaustion noun
He collapsed from exhaustion.
exˈhaustive (-tiv) adjective
complete; very thorough. an exhaustive search.

ex·haus·tion

n. agotamiento, postración, fatiga extrema.

exhaustion

n agotamiento
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