Burnout meaning

bûrn'out'
Physical or emotional exhaustion, especially as a result of long-term stress or dissipation.
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A failure in a device attributable to burning, excessive heat, or friction.
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The termination of rocket or jet-engine operation because of fuel exhaustion or shutoff.
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The point at which this termination occurs.
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One who is worn out physically or emotionally, as from long-term stress.
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The point at which a rocket's fuel or oxidizer is completely burned up and the rocket enters its free-flight phase or is jettisoned.
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Damage caused by overheating.
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A state of emotional exhaustion caused by the stresses of one's work or responsibilities.
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A person in a state of mental or physical exhaustion, as from dissipation or overwork, and therefore fatigued, unmotivated, etc.
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Using the throttle to spin the wheels of a vehicle being held stationary, causing the spinning tires to produce smoke and burn rubber.
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(US, slang) A marijuana addict; one whose brains have been burned out.
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(psychology) The experience of long-term exhaustion and diminished interest, especially in one's career.
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Origin of burnout

From the verb to burn out.