Exhaustion meaning

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The point of complete depletion, of the state of being used up.

We worked the mine to exhaustion, there's nothing left to extract.

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Supreme tiredness; having exhausted energy.

I ran in the marathon to exhaustion, then I collapsed and had to be carried away.

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The act or an instance of exhausting.
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The state of being exhausted; extreme fatigue.

The runner collapsed from exhaustion.

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The act of exhausting.
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The state of being exhausted.
  • Great fatigue or weariness.
  • The condition of being used up; complete consumption.
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(dated, chemistry) The removal (by percolation etc) of an active medicinal constituent from plant material.
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(dated, physics) The removal of all air from a vessel (the creation of a vacuum).
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(mathematics) An exhaustive procedure.
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Exhaustion is defined as a state of extreme fatigue, or a state of something being completely used up.

When you are extremely tired and cannot keep your eyes open, this is an example of a time when you are in a state of exhaustion.

When all of a natural resource has been used up, this is an example of exhaustion of the resource.

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