verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for overexertion
But he had undergone a major arm operation last season—the sort that, it is feared, could recur with overexertion.What NFL Could Learn From Washington Nationals About Treating Injured|Kent Sepkowitz|October 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But the capture came to naught, for on the following day the calf died from overexertion and want of milk.The Extermination of the American Bison|William T. Hornaday
Another feature of this Japanese work was the elimination of any strain or overexertion.The Critic in the Orient|George Hamlin Fitch
When caused by accident or overexertion the animal should be kept quiet.
Overwork or overexertion often causes the greater number of fatal cases of congestion of the lungs.
Mrs. MacGlowrie simply had an attack of faintness from some overexertion, that's all.Trent's Trust and Other Stories|Bret Harte