Related formsnon·ex·er·tion, nounself-ex·er·tion, nounsu·per·ex·er·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for exertion
Such an exertion can range from bringing Muslims closer to the faith to fostering social cohesion.
He had scarcely arrived when he made every exertion to urge it to adopt measures of severity.History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century, Volume III|J. H. Merle D'Aubign
Her mind was so much weakened that she still fancied present exertion impossible, and therefore it only dispirited her more.Sense and Sensibility|Jane Austen
In proportion as the exertion began to tell upon the men, so the excitement steadily rose among the people looking at them.Man and Wife|Wilkie Collins
They were too much exhausted with exertion and excitement to undertake any new risk just yet.The Young Trailers|Joseph A. Altsheler
Indeed, the labor required by the condenser had increased to such a degree that I had scarcely any respite from exertion.