Suddenly, a figure jumps out of a bush dressed head-to-toe in Army fatigues wielding a giant baseball bat.
He did not say so, but he dreaded for her the fatigues of protracted travel.
She knew something of the fatigues, as well as the pleasures, of solitude.
While these people were repairing the fatigues of their journey, a door opened very softly at the end of the room.
Had he not yet recovered from the fatigues of his first voyage?
Although it could not be said that the fatigues of this day had been great, yet all on board retired early to rest.
They work, undergoing the fatigues of physical and spiritual growth.
Benjamin is perfectly well, does not regard either the fatigues or loss of sleep, but I am worse for the wear and tear.
No sweet, mellow voices in his ear after the fatigues of the day.
On the 27th day of August I arrived safely in this city, but much exhausted by the fatigues of the journey.
"extra duties of a soldier," 1776, from fatigue. As a military clothing outfit, from 1836, short for fatigue dress (1833).
1660s, "that which causes weariness," from French fatigue "weariness," from fatiguer "to tire," from Latin fatigare, originally "to cause to break down," later, "to weary, fatigue, tire out," from pre-Latin adj. *fati-agos "driving to the point of breakdown," from Old Latin *fatis (of unknown origin, related to adv. affatim "sufficiently" and to fatisci "crack, split") + root of agere "to drive" (see act (n.)). Meaning "weariness from exertion" is from 1719.
1690s, from French fatiguer (15c.), from fatigue (see fatigue (n.). Earlier in same sense was fatigate (1530s). Related: Fatigued; fatiguing.
fatigue fa·tigue (fə-tēg')
Physical or mental weariness resulting from exertion.
A sensation of boredom and lassitude due to absence of stimulation, to monotony, or to lack of interest in one's surroundings.
The decreased capacity or complete inability of an organism, an organ, or a part to function normally because of excessive stimulation or prolonged exertion.