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noun as in exhaustion

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The full debt—or savings depletion—that families incur; not just student debt.

The depletion of the Medicare Trust Fund had nothing to do with it.

MDS is a relatively rare condition that can lead to a depletion of red or white blood cells, anemia, heavy bleeding.

A similar depletion can be observed over on the celebrity front.

A long, dreamless sleep took instant charge of him, for he was exhausted to a state of utter depletion.

Four people at table means a depletion of your smoked meat and a dipping occasionally into the corned-beef barrel.

And so, with little acquisitions of powder, and steady depletion, Washington was never for a day properly supplied.

This species has been highly commended as a remedy in dysentery after due depletion, diarrhea, menorrhagia, and leucorrhea.

These affections of the brain and nervous system are aggravated by depletion.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to depletion, such as: deficiency, and reduction.

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