[ UK /ˌə‍ʊvəɹɛɡzˈɜːt/ ]
  1. exert (oneself) excessively and go beyond one's strength
    don't overexert yourself when exercising!
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How To Use overexert In A Sentence

  • She was reminded of her task by the sudden, fierce pain in her overexerted arms. The Killing Hour
  • The result was that they overexerted themselves and generally ignored the medical safeguards their condition required. A Q&A with Morton A Meyers about Happy Accidents: Serendipity in Modern Medical Breakthroughs
  • If you do go directly to high altitude by car or plane, do not overexert yourself or move higher for the first 24 hours
  • The doctors said that I had overexerted myself and that's what made me pass out.
  • The cat had overexerted himself chasing it, and had gone down defiantly with his prey in his paws.
  • I then used a hand-motion menu to enter my age, weight and exercise habits so the game would learn not to overexert me too soon. Microsoft Kinect REVIEW ROUNDUP: Critics React To Motion-Sensing System For Xbox 360 (PHOTOS)
  • ‘Heat exhaustion’ results from overexertion in hot weather.
  • Both are mass-produced, which evidently overexerts the natural resources.
  • The doctor had told me that I had been unconscious for three days because I had overexerted my body.
  • I will strive to keep hydrated, avoid alcohol and caffeine for the first few days, and not overexert myself. 6/9/08: Taos Toolbox, day 1: Clarion Deluxe, now with 50% less oxygen
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