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burn out

1. Engineering the failure of a mechanical device from excessive heating
2. Psychology a total loss of energy and interest and an inability to function effectively, experienced as a result of excessive demands upon one's resources or chronic overwork
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006), as international data suggest that marriage or in relation is associated with less burn outs and distress.
Nixon's sojourn in the Thumb is a reminder that Burn Out isn't a marijuana-fragrant party for baby-boom relics from the Woodstock era.
Aravosis believes a lot of them will burn out and quit once the political fervor whipped up by the election begins to cool.