a condition of mental or physical weariness or exhaustion that is caused by overexposure to pink ribbons
, pink ribbon products, breast cancer merchandise, breast cancer fundraisers, or numerous requests from pink ribbon charities
. Anyone may be affected by pink fatigue, regardless of his or her feelings about, or personal experience with, breast cancer
Pronunciation: PEENK fuh-TEEG
Also Known As: Pink ribbon fatigue, pink fatigue syndrome, pink overload
Common Misspellings: Pink fatique
Most cases of pink fatigue are reported during October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
, but it may occur at any time of year.