Definition of donor fatigue in English:

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donor fatigue


A lessening of public willingness to respond generously to charitable appeals, resulting from the frequency of such appeals.
Example sentences
  • But as the civil war drags on, there's a growing feeling of donor fatigue and many aid projects are being hampered by a lack of funds.
  • But now some other charities are feeling the pinch as donor fatigue sets in.
  • This proves - if proof were needed - that we are a nation of givers and truly challenges the theory of donor fatigue.

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Syllabification: do·nor fa·tigue

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