Examples of exhaustion in a sentence
He worked to the point of complete exhaustion.
the exhaustion of our natural resources
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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