Definition of Nervous exhaustion

1. Noun. An emotional disorder that leaves you exhausted and unable to work.

Exact synonyms: Nervous Prostration
Generic synonyms: Nervous Breakdown

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nervous Exhaustion

nervonic acid
nervose
nervosism
nervosities
nervosity
nervous
nervous as a cat
nervous as a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs
nervous asthenopia
nervous asthma
nervous breakdown
nervous breakdowns
nervous colon syndrome
nervous disorder
nervous dyspepsia
nervous exhaustion (current term)
nervous hit
nervous indigestion
nervous lobe
nervous lobe of hypophysis
nervous part of retina
nervous prostration
nervous strain
nervous system
nervous system physiology
nervous systems
nervous tissue
nervous tunic of eyeball
nervously

Literary usage of Nervous exhaustion

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

1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1874)
"Clinically speaking, no single fact in nervous disease is more important than nervous exhaustion. Yet. like many other important facts, ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... 'Rational Hydrotherapy' (1901; 4th ed., 1910); 'The Home Book of Modern Medicine' (1906) ; 'Neurasthenia or nervous exhaustion (1914), etc. ..."

3. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1878)
"—Dr. Beard, in an article on this subject, remarks that he some Symptoms and Treatment of nervous exhaustion. ..."

4. A Practical Treatise on the Medical & Surgical Uses of Electricity by George Miller Beard, Alphonso David Rockwell (1871)
"NEURASTHENIA, OR nervous exhaustion. THE morbid condition or state expressed by this term has long been recognized, and, to a certain degree, understood, ..."

5. Differential diagnosis by Richard Clarke Cabot (1912)
"nervous exhaustion. Case 339 A motorman of forty-four entered the hospital May 8, 1908. His family history and past history are rather uneventful, ..."

6. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1884)
"... and Bodily Ailment due to nervous exhaustion ; Heredity of Nervous Constitutions, liable to Exhaustion and Fatigue ; Treatment ol nervous exhaustion. ..."

7. The Popular Science Monthly (1888)
"Of these nervous diseases, nervous exhaustion and hysteria were never more rife ... As regards nervous exhaustion, we find that affection is almost entirely ..."

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