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noun as in prostration

noun as in tiredness

noun as in drug addict

noun as in stoner

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Work-from-home has erased the already blurry lines between office hours and our own time, leading to a dramatic spike in workers struggling with burnout, surveys suggest.

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Many doctors, nurses, and other healthcare workers are struggling with burnout.

It needed to be about all my friends, and we were all nerds, and the only other people we related to were the burnouts, who we called freaks in our high school.

Too much stress with not enough rest and you get injury, illness, or burnout.

A July survey by online employment platform Monster found that 69 percent of respondents were struggling with burnout, a dramatic rise from 20 percent two months earlier.

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The book is a memoir that highlights the problem of physician burnout in the midst of our by now decades-long health care crisis.

It wins because we can relate and because there is a certain amount of suffering-burnout at play, too.

A new study shows U.S. doctors have a burnout rate of 38 percent versus 28 percent for the general population.

But the burnout described in this and so many other articles is not really a malady.

Burnout is a real problem, with real downstream effects—poor employee performance, higher turnover, clinical depression.

It would take practically absolute simultaneity to overload to the point of burnout to those Strett generators.

Burnout of the second stage came suddenly, and we heaved slightly against our belts as the springs in our seats pushed back out.


On this page you'll find 109 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to burnout, such as: collapse, consumption, debilitation, debility, enervation, and expenditure.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.