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Engelsk substantiv: fatigue

1. fatigue (om tilstand) temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)tiredness, weariness


Mindre spesifikke uttrykktemporary state


Mere spesifikke uttrykkasthenopia, exhaustion, eyestrain, grogginess, jet lag, logginess, loginess

2. fatigue (om tilstand) used of materials (especially metals) in a weakened state caused by long stress


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMetal fatigue.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkfailing, weakness

3. fatigue (om følelse) (always used with a modifier) boredom resulting from overexposure to something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe 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.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkboredom, ennui, tedium

4. fatigue (om handling) labor of a nonmilitary kind done by soldiers (cleaning or digging or draining or so on)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe soldiers were put on fatigue to teach them a lesson.
They were assigned to kitchen fatigues.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)fatigue duty


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkassignment, duty assignment


Overordnet kategoriarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine


Engelsk verb: fatigue

1. fatigue (i anatomi) lose interest or become bored with something or somebody


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)jade, pall, tire, weary


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdegenerate, deteriorate, devolve, drop


Mere spesifikke uttrykkconk out, peter out, poop out, retire, run down, run out, withdraw

2. fatigue (i anatomi) exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe wore ourselves out on this hike.


Eksempler på anvendelseSam cannot fatigue Sue


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)fag, fag out, jade, outwear, tire, tire out, wear, wear down, wear out, wear upon, weary


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkindispose


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbeat, exhaust, overfatigue, overtire, overweary, tucker, tucker out, wash up


Medførerfatigue, jade, pall, tire, weary


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)refreshen, freshen, refresh









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