nervous prostration

nervous exhaustion

noun
extreme mental and physical fatigue caused by excessive emotional stress; neurasthenia.
Also called nervous prostration.


Origin:
1925–30

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nervous exhaustion

noun
an emotional disorder that leaves you exhausted and unable to work 
nervous prostration

noun
an emotional disorder that leaves you exhausted and unable to work [syn: nervous exhaustion
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