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Exertion meaning

exertion - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. 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.
  2. 2. A bringing into action; effort.

exertion - examples of usage

  1. Never spare trouble or exertion to serve a friend, or to please those you are bound to please. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. It was so still and mild between the banks, where there was not the least current of air, that the curate grew quite warm with the exertion. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  3. The reward of exertion is the power to make more exertion the next time. - "Practical Ethics", William DeWitt Hyde.
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