Definition of Mental exhaustion

1. Noun. Exhaustion that affects mental keenness.

Exact synonyms: Brain-fag
Generic synonyms: Exhaustion

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mental Exhaustion

mental branches of mental nerve
mental breakdown
mental canal
mental capacity
mental case
mental competency
mental confusion
mental defectiveness
mental deficiency
mental disease
mental disorder
mental disorders
mental disorders diagnosed in childhood
mental disturbance
mental energy
mental exhaustion (current term)
mental faculty
mental fatigue
mental foramen
mental gymnastics
mental healing
mental health
mental health services
mental home
mental hospital
mental hospitals
mental hygiene
mental illness
mental illnesses

Literary usage of Mental exhaustion

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Philosophy of Style: Together with an Essay on Style by Herbert Spencer, T. H. Wright (1892)
"The Law of mental exhaustion and Repair. 58. A few paragraphs only, can be devoted to a second division of our subject that here presents itself. ..."

2. Manual of Static Electricity in X-ray and Therapeutic Uses by Samuel Howard Monell (1897)
"Static electricity the chief agent in the treatment of states of mental exhaustion. Acute neurasthenic insomnia. Clinical illustrations. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1877)
"Physical, not mental, exhaustion,1.—Physical exhaustion and weariness, ... Great physical and mental exhaustion, especially in the morning,1. ..."

4. Mental diseases by Charles Follen Folsom (1886)
"Its CAUSES apparently lie in prolonged mental exhaustion and inattention to bodily health. I have been led to suspect syphilis as at least a predisposing ..."

5. Internal Medicine by David Bovaird (1912)
"The patient can no longer carry on his simplest duties without an unusual degree of mental exhaustion. The most ordinary form of mental effort may become ..."

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