From the verb to burn out.
burnout (plural burnouts)
- Using the throttle to spin the wheels of a vehicle being held stationary, causing the spinning tires to produce smoke and burn rubber.
- (US, slang) A marijuana addict; one whose brains have been burned out.
- (psychology) The experience of long-term exhaustion and diminished interest, especially in one's career.
using the throttle to spin the wheels of a vehicle being held stationary
experience of long-term exhaustion
- (psychology) burnout
Declension of burnout (type risti)