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Definition 1: use of physical or mental energy; hard work - [noun denoting act]

Samples where exertion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for exertion in the sense of this definition

(exertion is a kind of ...) productive work (especially physical work done for wages)

"his labor did not require a great deal of skill"

(... is a kind of exertion ) excessive exertion; so much exertion that discomfort or injury results

(... is a kind of exertion ) an effort above and beyond the call of duty

(... is a kind of exertion ) any effort that seems to go farther than would be necessary to achieve its goal

(... is a kind of exertion ) a diligent effort

"it is a job requiring serious application"

(... is a kind of exertion ) a sustained effort

"it was a long pull but we made it"

(... is a kind of exertion ) the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit

"the doctor recommended regular exercise" "he did some exercising" "the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit"

(... is a kind of exertion ) an intense or violent exertion

(... is a kind of exertion ) the least effortful way to do something

(... is a kind of exertion ) an effort that is inconvenient

"I went to a lot of trouble" "he won without any trouble" "had difficulty walking" "finished the test only with great difficulty"

(... is a kind of exertion ) strenuous effort

"the struggle to get through the crowd exhausted her"

(... is a kind of exertion ) effort expended in moving one object over another with pressure

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