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exhaustion

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noun ex·haus·tion \ig-ˈzȯs-chən\

Simple Definition of exhaustion

  • : the state of being extremely tired : the state of being exhausted

  • : the act of using all of something : the act of exhausting something

Full Definition of exhaustion

  1. :  the act or process of exhausting :  the state of being exhausted

Examples of exhaustion

  1. He worked to the point of complete exhaustion.

  2. the exhaustion of our natural resources



1615

First Known Use of exhaustion

1615


EXHAUSTION Defined for Kids

exhaustion

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noun ex·haus·tion \ig-ˈzȯs-chən\

Definition of exhaustion

  1. 1 :  the condition of being very tired

  2. 2 :  the act of using up completely <exhaustion of a water supply>




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exhaustion

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noun ex·haus·tion \ig-ˈzȯs-chən\

Medical Definition of exhaustion

  1. 1:  the act or process of exhausting :  the state of being exhausted <suffered from physical and mental exhaustion>—see heat exhaustion

  2. 2:  neurosis following overstrain or overexertion especially in military combat





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