Definition of exertion in English:


Syllabification: ex·er·tion
Pronunciation: /igˈzərSHən


  • 1Physical or mental effort: she was panting with the exertion a well-earned rest after their mental exertions
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    • The physical and mental exertions on Sunday may take its toll.
    • Signs of mental and physical fatigue after midweek exertions manifested themselves in some sluggish play from O'Neill's men early on.
    • Hence, the intellectual, mental, moral and physical exertions will be greater.
    effort, strain, struggle, toil, endeavor, hard work, labor
    literary travail

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