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burnout

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To err is human, but when the eraser wears out ahead of the pencil, you're overdoing it.
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Etymology

From the verb to burn out.

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Noun

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burnout

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  1. Using the throttle to spin the wheels of a vehicle being held stationary, causing the spinning tires to produce smoke and burn rubber.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A pot addict; one whose brains have been burned out.
  3. (psychology) The experience of long-term exhaustion and diminished interest, especially in one's career.

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