compassion fatigue

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compassion fatigue

Cynicism, emotional exhaustion, or self-centeredness occurring in a health care professional previously dedicated to his or her work and clients.
See also: fatigue

compassion fatigue,

n emotional drain experienced by caregivers us-ually after caring for another with a progressive illness.
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Lowe said he doesn't believe there is any disaster fatigue.
And now is not the time for an outbreak of disaster fatigue.
You know, I hope that the country does not have disaster fatigue.
Disaster fatigue came naturally to donors and charities, both attempting to respond to each tragedy with dwindling resources.

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