brain fag

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

  • (tiredness of young males): possibly originates from West Africa[1]

Noun[edit]

brain fag (plural brain fags)

  1. A condition to which male high school and college students are prone consisting of difficulty in concentrating, mild forgetfulness, and difficulty in maintaining a train of thought, arising from "too much thinking". Physical symptoms can manifest as well.
  2. cerebropathy

Synonyms[edit]

  • (tiredness of young males): brain tiredness
  • (cerebropathy): cerebropathy

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hall, Timothy M. (1998). Glossary of Culture-Bound Syndromes. Retrieved 2005-03-18.