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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work;
- Example: "he was hospitalized for extreme fatigue"
- Example: "growing fatigue was apparent from the decline in the execution of their athletic skills"
- Example: "weariness overcame her after twelve hours and she fell asleep"
[syn: fatigue, weariness, tiredness]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Weariness \Wea"ri*ness\, n. The quality or state of being weary or tried; lassitude; exhaustion of strength; fatigue. [1913 Webster] With weariness and wine oppressed. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] A man would die, though he were neither valiant nor miserable, only upon a weariness to do the same thing so oft over and over. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

weariness n 1: temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work; "he was hospitalized for extreme fatigue"; "growing fatigue was apparent from the decline in the execution of their athletic skills"; "weariness overcame her after twelve hours and she fell asleep" [syn: fatigue, weariness, tiredness]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

95 Moby Thesaurus words for "weariness": acedia, adynamia, anemia, apathy, atony, blah feeling, bloodlessness, boredness, boredom, brain fag, bromidic, cachexia, cachexy, cowardice, debilitation, debility, dispiritedness, drowsiness, dry, dryasdust, dull, dullness, dusty, enervation, enfeeblement, ennui, etiolation, exhaustion, eyestrain, faintness, fatigue, fed-upness, feebleness, flabbiness, flaccidity, goneness, heart strain, heaviness, hebetude, impotence, inanimation, indifference, insipid, jadedness, lackadaisicalness, languidness, languishment, languor, languorousness, lassitude, lenitude, lentor, lethargy, life-weariness, lifelessness, listlessness, melancholy, mental fatigue, mental strain, oscitancy, overstrain, overtiredness, passivity, phlegm, prostration, satedness, satiation, satiety, sleepiness, sloth, slothfulness, slowness, sluggishness, softness, somnolence, spleen, stance fatigue, strain, strengthlessness, stupefaction, stupor, supineness, taedium vitae, tedious, tiredness, torpidity, torpidness, torpitude, torpor, uninteresting, weakliness, weakness, weariful, wearifulness, world-weariness