Definition of exertion
: the act or an instance of exerting; especially : a laborious or perceptible effort
Examples of exertion in a sentence
He was panting from the exertion of climbing the stairs.
an easy sport that requires little physical exertion
First Known Use of exertion
EXERTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of exertion for English Language Learners
: physical or mental effort
EXERTION Defined for Kids
Definition of exertion for Students
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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