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exertion

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noun ex·er·tion \ig-ˈzər-shən\

Simple Definition of exertion

  • : physical or mental effort

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of exertion

  1. :  the act or an instance of exerting; especially :  a laborious or perceptible effort

Examples of exertion in a sentence

  1. He was panting from the exertion of climbing the stairs.

  2. an easy sport that requires little physical exertion



1677

First Known Use of exertion

1677

Rhymes with exertion


EXERTION Defined for Kids

exertion

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noun ex·er·tion \ig-ˈzər-shən\

Definition of exertion for Students

  1. 1 :  the act of putting into use <They won by the exertion of great effort.>

  2. 2 :  use of strength or ability <The game requires physical exertion.>





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