Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "overexertion" []

  • Excessive exertion; so much exertion that discomfort or injury results (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "overexertion" in a sentence
  • "Keeping dry and comfortable without overexertion is the key to an all out day in the most frigid conditions."
  • "The consequences of short-term overexertion with regard to the daily working time were considered negligible, and it was assumed that a doubling of the tractive effort (e.g. for pulling vehicles uphill) could best be compensated for by cutting the speed in half."
  • "Fran Crippen, the former University of Virginia swimmer, died of "overexertion," United Arab Emirates swimming officials said in Dubai."