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exertion

noun ex·er·tion \ig-ˈzər-shən\

: physical or mental effort

Full Definition of EXERTION

:  the act or an instance of exerting; especially :  a laborious or perceptible effort
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Examples of EXERTION

  1. He was panting from the exertion of climbing the stairs.
  2. an easy sport that requires little physical exertion

First Known Use of EXERTION

1677

Rhymes with EXERTION

EXERTION Defined for Kids

exertion

noun ex·er·tion \ig-ˈzər-shən\

Definition of EXERTION for Kids

1
:  the act of putting into use <They won by the exertion of great effort.>
2
:  use of strength or ability <The game requires physical exertion.>

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