Definition of burnout noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈbɜːnaʊt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɜːrnaʊt//
    [countable, uncountable] Tiredness, Poor health, Being ill
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  1. 1the state of being extremely tired or ill, either physically or mentally, because you have worked too hard See related entries: Tiredness, Poor health, Being ill
  2. 2the point at which a rocket has used all of its fuel and has no more power
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: burnout