Definitions of exhaustion

  1. serious weakening and loss of energy Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of exhausting something entirely Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The state of being exhausted or emptied; the state of being deprived of strength or spirits. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. An ancient geometrical method in which an exhaustive process was employed. It was nearly equivalent to the modern method of limits. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The act of draining; the state or process of being drained; utter weariness. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Act of exhausting or consuming: state of being exhausted: extreme fatigue. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Act of exhausting; state of being exhausted; extreme fatigue. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. The act of exhausting, or the state of being exhausted; weakess; fatigue. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. The act of exhausting; the state of being exhausted; a method of proving the equality of two magnitudes by a reductio ad absurdum; a method of proving a point by demonstration of the absurdity of every other possible hypothesis. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. State of being emptied; state of being deprived of strength or spirits. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for exhaustion

  1. " You resemble your father in face, Big Tim, but not in figure," said the missionary, when he had recovered from the exhaustion caused by his recent efforts and excitement. – The Prairie Chief by R.M. Ballantyne
  2. I perceived now something of langour and exhaustion stealing over her, and hastened to bid her good night. – In a Glass Darkly, v. 3/3 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu