Overexertion O"ver*ex*er"tion, n. Excessive exertion; as, he strained his back from overexertion. [1913 Webster]

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  • overexertion — overexert ► VERB (overexert oneself) ▪ exert oneself excessively. DERIVATIVES overexertion noun …   English terms dictionary

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  • overexertion — noun excessive exertion; so much exertion that discomfort or injury results See Also: overexert …   Wiktionary

  • overexertion — n. excessive exertion (of energy, force, power, influence, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overexertion — noun excessive exertion; so much exertion that discomfort or injury results • Derivationally related forms: ↑overexert • Hypernyms: ↑effort, ↑elbow grease, ↑exertion, ↑travail, ↑sweat * * * | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ …   Useful english dictionary

  • voluntary overexertion — Conscious and intentional overexertion or a reckless disregard of consequences likely to ensue from great physical effort. Rustin v Standard Life & Acci. Ins. Co. 58 Neb 792, 79 NW 712 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • overexert — v.tr. & refl. exert too much. Derivatives: overexertion n. * * * verb exert (oneself) excessively and go beyond one s strength don t overexert yourself when exercising! • Derivationally related forms: ↑overexertion • Hypernyms: ↑exert …   Useful english dictionary

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