FATIGUE

is a medical term which is used to describe a period of extreme tiredness, as a result of emotional strain, physical exertion, boredom or a general lack of rest and sleep.

FATIGUE: "Many jobs and careers, such as being a pilot or a surgeon, are classed as being high stress and jobs where fatigue is common."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "FATIGUE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fatigue/ (accessed April 21, 2018).
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