Definition for FA-TIGUE'

FA-TIGUE', n. [fatee'g; Fr. id.; Arm. faticq; It. fatica; Sp. fatiga; from L. fatigo. It seems to be allied to L. fatisco; if so, the sense is a yielding or relaxing.]

  1. Weariness with bodily labor or mental exertion; lassitude or exhaustion of strength. We suffer fatigue of the used as well as of the body.
  2. The cause of weariness; labor; toil; as, the fatigues of war.
  3. The labors of military men, distinct from the use of arms; as, a party of men on fatigue.

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