What does exertion mean?

Definitions for exertionɪgˈzɜr ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word exertion.

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"

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  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.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exertion in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exertion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Germaine Greer:

    Energy is the power that drives every human being. It is not lost by exertion by maintained by it.

  2. Philip Yong:

    This walk demands a great deal of physical and mental exertion, the region is totally isolated from the outside world.

  3. Robertson Davies:

    He was a genius - that is to say, a man who does superlatively and without obvious effort something that most people cannot do by the uttermost exertion of their abilities.

  4. Winston Churchill:

    Here is the answer which I will give to President Roosevelt... We shall not fail or falter we shall not weaken or tire. Neither the sudden shock of battle nor the long-drawn trials of vigilance and exertion will wear us down. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.

  5. Saint Francis Xavier:

    It is not the actual physical exertion that counts towards a one’s progress, nor the nature of the task, but by the spirit of faith with which it is undertaken.” -St. Francis Xavier, Priest “It is not the actual physical exertion that counts towards a one’s progress, nor the nature of the task, but by the spirit of faith with which it is undertaken.” -St. Francis Xavier, Priest

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