Definition Of exertion
physical or mental effort.
she was panting with the exertion
the application of a force, influence, or quality.
the exertion of authority
Example Of exertion
After all the exertions of yesterday I felt it was unlikely that I would still be standing by 7pm, whether I'd been drinking or not.
At one point it was feared Jessica might have to pull out after she fell ill with chickenpox, but she is making a good recovery and hopes to be in top shape for Sunday's exertions .
But a sense of disquiet came over me when he began his exertions .
By close of play at 3.30 p.m. daily they trooped home tired after their exertions but very contented and happy indeed.
Contemporary people, most of whom earn wages, expect their exertions to be rewarded not only by other humans but also by God.