Definition of Brain-fag
1. Noun. Exhaustion that affects mental keenness.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Brain-fag
Literary usage of Brain-fag
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Geriatrics ; a treatise on senile conditions, diseases of advanced life, and by Malford Wilcox Thewlis (1919)
"A lawyer, now eighty-four years old, shows in his letter the result of brain fag. He begins rationally and deals with the specific purpose of the letter but ..."
2. Manual of Static Electricity in X-ray and Therapeutic Uses by Samuel Howard Monell (1897)
"brain-fag, acute or chronic. Refreshing effects of static electricity. Technique of methods of treatment. Value of static electrification to professional ..."
3. The Sanitarian by Medico-Legal Society of New York (1904)
"brain-fag, AND ITS EFFECTS ON HEALTH. By JOHN KNOTT, MA, MD (Univ. Dublin); MRCPI; MRIA, Dublin. Sydney Smith usually receives credit for having popularized ..."
4. High Frequency Electric Currents in Medicine and Dentistry: Their Nature and by Samuel Howard Monell (1910)
"For Brain Workers with Brain Fag. For the Strain of Great Responsibilities. For Legal and Other Professional Experts. For Writers, Lecturers, Editors and ..."
5. The Bath waters: their uses and effects in the cure and relief of chronic by James Tunstall (1879)
"BRAIN FAG. I have classed together, under the above name, many functional disorders which afflict those who make great use of the pen, and, at the same time ..."