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fatigue

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fatigue

  1. to use up all the physical energy of the rescue workers pressed on, though their efforts to reach the miners had almost completely fatigued them Synonyms of fatigue break, burn out, bust, do in, do up, drain, fag, exhaust, frazzle, harass, kill, knock out, outwear, tire, tucker (out), wash out, wear, wear out, wearyWords Related to fatigue debilitate, enervate, enfeeble, sap, waste, weakenNear Antonyms of fatigue activate, energize, invigorate, rejuvenate, strengthen, vitalize; relax, rest, unwind

Synonym Discussion of fatigue

tire, weary, fatigue, exhaust, jade mean to make or become unable or unwilling to continue. tire implies a draining of one's strength or patience.
    • the long ride tired us out
weary stresses tiring until one is unable to endure more of the same thing.
    • wearied of the constant arguing
fatigue suggests great lassitude from excessive strain or undue effort.
    • fatigued by the day's chores
exhaust implies complete draining of strength by hard exertion.
    • shoveling snow exhausted him
jade suggests the loss of all freshness and eagerness.
    • appetites jaded by overindulgence

fatigue

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fatigue

  1. 1 a complete depletion of energy or strength the day-long battle against the blaze left firefighters in a state of utter fatigue Synonyms of fatigue burnout, collapse, exhaustion, frazzle, lassitude, prostration, tiredness, weariness Words Related to fatigue debilitation, debility, disablement, enervation, enfeeblement, faintness, feebleness, frailness, frailty, impotence, infirmity, weakness; overfatigue; languor, lethargy, listlessness; sluggishness, slumber, stupor, torpidity, torpor; apathy, inertia, passiveness, passivity Near Antonyms of fatigue bounce, dash, drive, energy, ginger, go, liveliness, pep, punch, sap, snap, starch, verve, vigor, vim, vitality, zing, zip; might, muscle, potency, power, puissance, strength; briskness, jauntiness, spiritedness, sprightliness, vivaciousness, vivacity Antonyms of fatigue refreshment, rejuvenation, rejuvenescence, revitalization

  2. 2 very hard or unpleasant work although he had joined the army for action and adventure, much of his day seemed to be devoted to mindless fatigues Synonyms of fatigue donkeywork, drudge, drudgery, toil, grind, labor, moil, slavery, sweat, travailWords Related to fatigue spadework; effort, exertion, pains, struggle, trouble; chore, duty, job, obligation, responsibility; routine, tedium, treadmillNear Antonyms of fatigue decompression, ease, leisure, relaxation, repose, rest; amusement, dalliance, diversion, entertainment, recreation, sport; dormancy, idleness, inactivity, inertia, inertness; dallying, goldbricking, loafing, lolling, loungingAntonyms of fatigue fun, play



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