fatiguing

adjective
fa·tigu·ing | \ fə-ˈtē-giŋ \

Definition of fatiguing 

: 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

Other words from fatiguing

fatiguingly adverb
a fatiguingly long day/story

First Known Use of fatiguing

1696, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fatiguing was in 1696

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