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From the verb phrase burn out.


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burnout (plural burnouts)

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  1. (psychology) The experience of long-term exhaustion and diminished interest, especially in one's career.
  2. (US, slang) A marijuana addict; one whose brains have been burned out.
    • 2011 August 4, Stephen Holden, “Stoned Archive: Wild Ride Of the Merry Pranksters”, in The New York Times[1], ISSN 0362-4331:
      Then in his late 30s, he [Neal Cassady] was already a visibly ravaged shadow of Kerouac’s heroically defiant rebel and well on his way to becoming the kind of babbling burnout you don’t want to sit next to on any bus trip, magical or not.
  3. (aerospace) The shutoff of a rocket motor following the complete exhaustion of its fuel supply, or having been irreversibly throttled after the application of a planned delta-v.
  4. The failure of an electrical device, usually through overheating due to the application of excessive power.
  5. Using the throttle to spin the wheels of a vehicle being held stationary, causing the spinning tires to produce smoke and burn rubber.






  1. (psychology) burnout


Inflection of burnout (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative burnout burnoutit
genitive burnoutin burnoutien
partitive burnoutia burnouteja
illative burnoutiin burnouteihin
singular plural
nominative burnout burnoutit
accusative nom. burnout burnoutit
gen. burnoutin
genitive burnoutin burnoutien
partitive burnoutia burnouteja
inessive burnoutissa burnouteissa
elative burnoutista burnouteista
illative burnoutiin burnouteihin
adessive burnoutilla burnouteilla
ablative burnoutilta burnouteilta
allative burnoutille burnouteille
essive burnoutina burnouteina
translative burnoutiksi burnouteiksi
instructive burnoutein
abessive burnoutitta burnouteitta
comitative burnouteineen
Possessive forms of burnout (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person burnoutini burnoutimme
2nd person burnoutisi burnoutinne
3rd person burnoutinsa