fa·​tigu·​ing fə-ˈtē-giŋ How to pronounce fatiguing (audio)
: causing physical or mental weariness or exhaustion : causing fatigue
For tens of thousands of Americans afflicted with inflammatory muscle diseases, simple tasks may be overwhelmingly difficult or fatiguing.Jane E. Brody
… sleazy discos that have provided the subject matter (and often the fatiguing life style) for many of his contemporaries.Carolyn Gaiser
fatiguingly adverb
a fatiguingly long day/story

Word History

First Known Use

1696, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fatiguing was in 1696

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Cite this Entry

“Fatiguing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fatiguing. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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