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  1. burnout(Noun)

    Using the throttle to spin the wheels of a vehicle being held stationary, causing the spinning tires to produce smoke and burn rubber.

  2. burnout(Noun)

    A pot addict; one whose brains have been burned out.

  3. burnout(Noun)

    The experience of long-term exhaustion and diminished interest, especially in one's career.

  4. Origin: From the verb to burn out.


  1. Burnout

    Burnout is a racing game that was developed by Criterion Games and published by Acclaim Entertainment. It was released for the PlayStation 2 in North America on 1 November 2001 and in Europe on 16 November 2001. The GameCube and Xbox versions were released a year later in North America on 29 April 2002 and in Europe on 3 May 2002. Burnout was the first in a series of high-speed racing games noted for over the top crashes and high risk gameplay mechanics. The game's success led to several sequels.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. burnout

    The point in time or in the missile trajectory when combustion of fuels in the rocket engine is terminated by other than programmed cutoff.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of burnout in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of burnout in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of burnout in a Sentence

  1. Lisa Goldenberg:

    I think the Trump Administration's method is burnout. There is a path towards exemption, but it's very difficult, they started off saying 'I'm really important, I'm a critical need, there's no way this administration, who loves me, is going to hurt me,'.

  2. Susan Yox:

    Nursing is a very difficult and demanding career choice – long hours, weekend and holiday work, and most importantly, the need to provide hands-on care to people at their most vulnerable times in life – often when they are injured, ill, in pain or dying, we hope this survey will begin to foster dialogue about the reasons for nursing dissatisfaction and burnout and spur changes where needed.

  3. Thomas Hatch:

    If students are doing better and they find out kids are making progress in ways they did n’t know before, that could go a long way in terms of helping out teacher burnout.

  4. Eric Chester:

    Burnout is the opposite of exciting.

  5. Emma Watson:

    [Social media] takes so much of our attention, which is such a valuable resource and I'm just not sure it's ever healthy to know what every single person in the world thinks about you, i think that's probably a surefire recipe for burnout and disaster, which is kind of what this movie is about.

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