Definition of information fatigue in English:

information fatigue

Pronunciation /ˌɪnfəˈmeɪʃn fətiːɡ/


  • Apathy, indifference, or mental exhaustion arising from exposure to too much information, especially (in later use) stress induced by the attempt to assimilate excessive amounts of information from the media, the internet, or at work.


1990s. From information + fatigue.