n. a state of extreme physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion. It is characterized by a decrease in motivation and performance. On the psychological and nervous aspect, it results from performing at such a high level of stress and tension. With prolonged exertion, it eventually takes its toll on both the body and the mind.
BURNOUT: "Stress without let-up leads to a burnout, wherein there already is a sense of negativity building up while performance in many areas of your life are breaking down."