1. excessive exertion; so much exertion that discomfort or injury results
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How To Use overexertion In A Sentence

  • The recordings testify to an aesthetic of physical overexertion played out in an acoustic medium.
  • Vets think it is caused by muscle injury possibly brought on by overexertion. Times, Sunday Times
  • On the continent, Bonaparte's vaulting ambition imposed such a degree of overexertion that every success he gained served only to make his eventual collapse more certain.
  • ‘Heat exhaustion’ results from overexertion in hot weather.
  • If a speck of sweat has dampened the headband of the seven times champion, overexertion was not the cause. Times, Sunday Times
  • It reduces the build-up of lactic acid, which protects the body from overexertion. Times, Sunday Times
  • The ill-prepared often overcompensate for these variations with too much clothing or through overexertion.
  • I don't think that requiring a few blogs a week is tantamount to overexertion.
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