Definitions for exertionɪgˈzɜr ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ex•er•tion*ɪgˈzɜr ʃən(n.)

  1. vigorous action or effort.

  2. an effort:

    a great exertion to help others.

  3. exercise, as of power or faculties.

  4. an instance of this.

* Syn: See effort.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. effort, elbow grease, exertion, travail, sweat(noun)

    use of physical or mental energy; hard work

    "he got an A for effort"; "they managed only with great exertion"


  1. exertion(Noun)

    An expenditure of physical or mental effort.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exertion(noun)

    the act of exerting, or putting into motion or action; the active exercise of any power or faculty; an effort, esp. a laborious or perceptible effort; as, an exertion of strength or power; an exertion of the limbs or of the mind; it is an exertion for him to move, to-day


  1. Exertion

    Exertion is a concept describing the use of physical or perceived energy. It normally connotates a strenuous or costly effort related to physical, muscular, philosophical actions and work.

Translations for exertion

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the act of bringing forcefully into use

the exertion of one's influence.

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