weariness

weariness
noun
temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work (Freq. 2)
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he was hospitalized for extreme fatigue

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growing fatigue was apparent from the decline in the execution of their athletic skills

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weariness overcame her after twelve hours and she fell asleep

Syn: ↑fatigue, ↑tiredness
Derivationally related forms: ↑tired (for: ↑tiredness), ↑weary, ↑fatigue (for: ↑fatigue)
Hypernyms: ↑temporary state
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