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noun [uncountable] exhaustion pronunciation in British English /ɪɡˈzɔːstʃ(ə)n/

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  1. 1
    a feeling of being extremely tired and without energy
    Weak with exhaustion, the climbers were finally lifted to safety.
  2. 2
    the use of all that you have of something
    Increased consumption will lead to faster exhaustion of our natural resources.


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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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