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"


  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.


  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. B. C. Forbes:

    Difficulties should act as a tonic. They should spur us to greater exertion.

  2. Germaine Greer:

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

  3. Philip Yong:

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

  4. Wilhelm von Humboldt:

    Possession, it is true, crowns exertion with rest; but it is only in the illusions of fancy that it has power to charm us.

  5. The Hitopadesa:

    Prosperity is acquired by exertion, and there is no fruit for him who doth not exert himself: the fawns go not into the mouth of a sleeping lion.

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