exertion


ex·er·tion

noun \ig-ˈzər-shən\

: physical or mental effort

Full Definition of EXERTION

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

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

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