burned out


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burned out

Drug slang
A regional street term for:
(1) Collapse of veins from repeated injections.
(2) Permanent mental impairment from drug abuse.
 
Psychology
A state of mental ennui which occurs in some healthcare professionals who have cared for patients with terminal illness for a long period of time.

Vox populi
A state of mental ennui which occurs after prolonged sleep deprivation, usually coupled with long hours of intense work or activity.