[ oh-ver-ig-zur-shuhn ]

  1. the act of working, exercising, or exerting oneself excessively: The Vermont Health Department is reminding people that overexertion when shoveling snow can lead to heart attacks.

  2. the act of using or exercising something excessively: People took to the streets to protest systemic racism and the overexertion of power by the police.

Origin of overexertion


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