fatigue

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fatigue
  • noun
    Extreme tiredness resulting from mental or physical exertion or illness. (he was nearly dead with fatigue)
    Weakness in metal or other materials caused by repeated variations of stress. (metal fatigue)
    Menial non-military tasks performed by a soldier, sometimes as a punishment. (we're on cookhouse fatigues, sir)
    Loose clothing, typically khaki, olive drab, or camouflaged, of a sort worn by soldiers on active duty. (battle fatigues)
    verb
    Cause (someone) to feel exhausted. (they were fatigued by their journey)
    Weaken (a metal or other material) by repeated variations of stress. (the nails have become rusted through or fatigued)

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