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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfatiguefa‧tigue /fəˈtiːɡ/ ●○○ noun  1 [uncountable]TIRED very great tiredness syn exhaustionwith fatigue Sam’s face was grey with fatigue.from fatigue He’s suffering from physical and mental fatigue.2 [uncountable] technicalTBC a weakness in metal or wood, caused when it is bent or stretched many times, which is likely to make it break metal fatigue3 fatigues
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fatigueOn these occasions, it was said, he was insensible to both fatigue and heat.But nobody who regularly uses the motorway can say they haven't been warned about the dangers of driver fatigue.Symptoms of the illness include fever, fatigue, and loss of appetite.Moreover, fatigue from untreated sleep apnea may lead to motor-vehicle accidents.Driving in stressful conditions can lead to muscle fatigue.She seemed depressed and was beginning to show signs of fatigue.Stoklos was showing signs of fatigue after a difficult game.This could be regarded as nothing more than fatigue and recovery from fatigue, but it is not.The researchers sought to determine if rest periods would reduce worker fatigue and therefore contribute to increased output across the day.metal fatigueIt is not just artistic ephemera which suffer from metal fatigue in the heat of ubiquitous exposure.Cecilia attributed the marks to some kind of metal fatigue or rust.
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