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English definition of “burn-out”

burn-out

noun [U] uk   /ˈbɜːn.aʊt/ us    /ˈbɝːn-/
extreme tiredness usually caused by working too much: employees complaining of/suffering burn-outTired and making tired
(Definition of burn-out noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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