Examples of exhaustion in a Sentence
He worked to the point of complete exhaustion.
the exhaustion of our natural resources
Recent Examples of exhaustion from the Web
The situation is particularly bad in Aweil West and Aweil South counties, where the exhaustion of household food stocks and growing dependence on financially inaccessible markets have left the population facing Emergency levels of food insecurity.
Macey Stancato, 14, of Beloit, missed the word neurasthenic, a condition characterized by exhaustion.
As liquid builds up inside the louse, its internal organs start to shut down from the exhaustion of trying to pump out the water.
Spieth, the defending champion, remained in contention for a title defense with a third-round 68 on a day when caddie Michael Greller bowed out after 11 holes because of heat exhaustion.
Several days later, the Narwhal received another distress call, this time from boaters who radioed that an ocean kayaker had become overcome by heat exhaustion and was in danger of drowning.
One woman actually passed out from heat exhaustion.
Behind the Assad regime’s atrocities lies a fear of demographic exhaustion.
The motor-racing press was full of commentary about how the technology had been developed by the U.S. Army for its helicopter pilots, following an analysis of crashes in the Vietnam conflict that pointed to heat exhaustion as a cause.
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First Known Use of exhaustion
EXHAUSTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of exhaustion for English Language Learners
: the state of being extremely tired : the state of being exhausted
: the act of using all of something : the act of exhausting something
EXHAUSTION Defined for Kids
Definition of exhaustion for Students
1 : the condition of being very tired
2 : the act of using up completely exhaustion of a water supply
Legal Definition of exhaustion
: the act or process of exhausting even after the exhaustion of direct appellate review — W. R. LaFave and J. H. Israel; specifically : exhaustion of remedies
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