Exhaustion

  • 1 exhaustion — [ ɛgzostjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1740; bas lat. exhaustio, de exhaurire « épuiser » 1 ♦ Log. Méthode d analyse qui consiste à épuiser toutes les hypothèses possibles dans une question. 2 ♦ (1858) Vx Action d épuiser (un fluide). Pompe d exhaustion. ⇒… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 exhaustion — ex·haus·tion n: the act or process of exhausting even after the exhaustion of direct appellate review W. R. LaFave and J. H. Israel; specif: exhaustion of remedies Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 Exhaustion — Ex*haus tion, n. [Cf. F. exhaustion.] 1. The act of draining out or draining off; the act of emptying completely of the contents. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being exhausted or emptied; the state of being deprived of strength or spirits. [1913 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Exhaustion — steht für: Exhaustionsmethode, eine Verfahren in der Informatik, Kryptologie und Spieltheorie, siehe Brute Force Methode Exhaustionsmethode, ein antikes Verfahren zur Berechnung von Flächen Siehe auch: Erschöpfung, engl. exhaustion …

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  • 5 Exhaustĭon — (lat.), Erschöpfung, Ermüdung …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 6 exhaustion — fatigue, 1640s, noun of action from EXHAUST (Cf. exhaust) in sense of drawing off of strength …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 exhaustion — [n] tiredness burnout*, collapse, consumption, debilitation, debility, enervation, expenditure, fatigue, feebleness, lassitude, prostration, weariness; concepts 410,720 Ant. energy, liveliness, readiness, vigor …

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  • 8 exhaustion — ► NOUN ▪ the action of exhausting or the state of being exhausted …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 exhaustion — [eg zôs′chən, igzôs′chən] n. [LL exhaustio] 1. the act of exhausting 2. the state of being exhausted; esp., a) great fatigue or weariness b) the condition of being used up; complete consumption …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 exhaustion — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, pure, sheer, total, utter ▪ extreme ▪ emotional, mental, nervous …

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  • 11 exhaustion — ex|haus|tion [ıgˈzo:stʃən US ˈzo:s ] n [U] 1.) extreme tiredness with exhaustion ▪ He collapsed with exhaustion. ▪ Sheer exhaustion forced him to give up. ▪ Many runners were suffering from heat exhaustion (=when you become tired and ill because… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 exhaustion — (è gzô stion) s. f. 1°   Terme didactique. Action d épuiser. •   Pompe d exhaustion, pompe placée sur quelques navires à vapeur pour enlever du fond de la chaudière une certaine portion d eau sursaturée soit de sel marin, soit de toute autre… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 13 exhaustion — [[t]ɪgzɔ͟ːstʃ(ə)n[/t]] N UNCOUNT Exhaustion is the state of being so tired that you have no energy left. Staff say he is suffering from exhaustion. ...nervous exhaustion …

    English dictionary

  • 14 exhaustion — /ig zaws cheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of exhausting. 2. the state of being exhausted. 3. extreme weakness or fatigue. 4. the total consumption of something: the exhaustion of your vacation benefits for the year. [1640 50; < NL exhaustion (s …

    Universalium

  • 15 exhaustion — noun a) The point of complete depletion, of the state of being used up. We worked the mine to exhaustion, theres nothing left to extract. b) Supreme tiredness; having exhausted energy. I ran in the marathon to exhaustion, then I collapsed and had …

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  • 16 exhaustion — 1. Extreme fatigue; inability to respond to stimuli. 2. Removal of contents; using up of a supply of anything. 3. Extraction of the active constituents of a drug by treating with water, alcohol, or other solvent. [L. ex haurio, pp. haustus, to… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 17 Exhaustion — Situation in which a majority of participants trading in the same asset are either long or short, leaving few investors to take the other side of the transaction when participants wish to close their positions. Exhaustion signals the reversal of… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 18 exhaustion — n. 1) heat; nervous; total exhaustion 2) a state of * * * [ɪg zɔːstʃ(ə)n] nervous total exhaustion a state of heat …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 19 exhaustion — ex|haus|tion [ ıg zɔstʃən ] noun uncount 1. ) a feeling of being extremely tired and without energy: Weak with exhaustion, the climbers were finally lifted to safety. 2. ) the use of all you have of something: Increased consumption will lead to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 exhaustion — noun (U) 1 extreme tiredness: nervous exhaustion (=a medical condition in which you feel very sad or anxious because you have been working too hard or have been very worried) 2 the act of using all the available substances, materials etc so that… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English