fatiguing


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fa·tigue

 (fə-tēg′)
n.
1. Physical or mental weariness resulting from effort or activity.
2. Something, such as tiring effort or activity, that causes tiredness or weariness: the fatigue of a long hike.
3. Physiology The decreased capacity or complete inability of an organism, organ, or part to function normally because of excessive stimulation or prolonged exertion.
4. The weakening or failure of a material, such as metal or wood, resulting from prolonged stress.
5.
a. Manual or menial labor, such as barracks cleaning, assigned to soldiers.
b. fatigues Clothing worn by military personnel for labor or for field duty.
v. fa·tigued, fa·tigu·ing, fa·tigues
v.tr.
1. To tire out; exhaust.
2. To create fatigue in (a metal or other material).
v.intr.
To be or become tired. See Synonyms at tire1.

[French, from Old French, from fatiguer, to fatigue, from Latin fatīgāre.]

fatiguing

(fəˈtiːɡɪŋ)
adj
wearying or exhausting
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fatiguing

[fəˈtiːgɪŋ] ADJfatigoso

fatiguing

[fəˈtiːgɪŋ] adj (= exhausting) → épuisant(e)

fatiguing

adj (= tiring)ermüdend; (= exhausting)erschöpfend
References in classic literature ?
But I had just returned from a fatiguing journey, weary and longing for repose.
She would have found it much less fatiguing to knock at the drawing-room door as she passed, and to make her apologies by word of mouth.
5) also found that a 90-min fatiguing protocol, simulating realistic game conditions reduced fast kick performance.