Definition of Overexertion

1. Noun. Excessive exertion; so much exertion that discomfort or injury results.

Generic synonyms: Effort, Elbow Grease, Exertion, Sweat, Travail
Derivative terms: Overexert



Definition of Overexertion

1. n. Excessive exertion.

Definition of Overexertion

1. Noun. excessive exertion; so much exertion that discomfort or injury results ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overexertion

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overexertion

overexcitable
overexcitation
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overexcited
overexcitement
overexcites
overexciting
overexercise
overexercised
overexercises
overexercising
overexert
overexert oneself
overexerted
overexerting
overexertion (current term)
overexertions
overexerts
overexpand
overexpanded
overexpanding
overexpands
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overexpansions
overexpectation
overexplain
overexplained
overexplaining
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overexplanatory

Literary usage of Overexertion

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1. A System of Physiologic Therapeutics: A Practical Exposition of the Methods by Solomon Solis-Cohen (1904)
"... Hard Exercise Necessary: Thyroid Extract: Various Forms of Exercise: Muscle- soreness and Its Causes: Dangers of overexertion: Special Exercises. Gout. ..."

2. A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1908 by United States President, James Daniel Richardson (1897)
"... and that upon inquiry he (the physician) found that it was caused by hard work or overexertion and exposure. He was ill for about ten days. ..."

3. Briefs on the Law of Insurance by Roger William Cooley, Lawrence Vold (1905)
"Injuries due to voluntary overexertion are usually declared to be excepted risks. The term "voluntary overexertion" means conscious or intentional ..."

4. A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1902 by United States President, James Daniel Richardson (1897)
"... and that upon inquiry he (the physician) found that it was caused by hard work or overexertion and exposure. He was ill for about ten days. ..."

5. Birmingham Medical Review (1894)
"THE INSANITY OF overexertion OF THE BRAIN.* DR. BATTY TUKE has published in book form his Morison Lectures, delivered before the College of Physicians, ..."

6. Specific Diagnosis and Specific Medication by John William Fyfe, John Milton Scudder (1909)
"States of depression and indifference; tongue relaxed, sticky and clammy; debility from overexertion of the mind; sexual excess. Dose.—5 to 60 drops. ..."

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