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Burnout is the feeling a fan gets after working hard and getting no egoboo in return. Often a cause of gafiation. Becoming burned out is a hazard of crifanac and hyperfanac.
See also: Nydahl's Disease, Fannish Ailments.
|From Fancyclopedia 2, ca. 1959|
|Sort of a synonym for gafia, brought on when a fan takes on more obligations than he can handle and withdraws from fandom, his enthusiasm boiled dry.|
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