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English Dictionary: exhaustion by the DICT Development Group
2 results for exhaustion
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. extreme fatigue
  2. serious weakening and loss of energy
    Synonym(s): debilitation, enervation, enfeeblement, exhaustion
  3. the act of exhausting something entirely
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Exhaustion \Ex*haus"tion\, n. [Cf. F. exhaustion.]
      1. The act of draining out or draining off; the act of
            emptying completely of the contents.
      2. The state of being exhausted or emptied; the state of
            being deprived of strength or spirits.
      3. (Math.) An ancient geometrical method in which an
            exhaustive process was employed. It was nearly equivalent
            to the modern method of limits.
      Note: The method of exhaustions was applied to great variety
               of propositions, pertaining to rectifications and
               quadratures, now investigated by the calculus.
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