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Definition of burnout noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    burnout

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈbərnaʊt//
     
    [countable, uncountable]
     
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  1. 1 the state of being extremely tired or sick, either physically or mentally, because you have worked too hard
  2. 2 the point at which a rocket has used all of its fuel and has no more power
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: burnout