from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To exert (oneself) too much; overtax.
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- v. To exert (oneself) to an excessive degree
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To exert too much.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To exert or exercise too much; exert (oneself) to excess: usually reflexive.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. exert (oneself) excessively and go beyond one's strength
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Fifty-nine percent overexert, meaning that they sometimes will try and keep up with their kids, try and do activities that they probably have no business doing.
Be careful not to overexert your Bulldog, as this can quickly lead to health problems.
"It's going to require me making sure I listen to my body," he said, "and that's the main thing, listen to my body, and when I get those sharp pains to take a step back and like I said not overexert myself because I've just got to keep it in mind what's most important."
He permitted it, conditional upon her eating half of everything she cooked, and promising not to overexert herself.
I will strive to keep hydrated, avoid alcohol and caffeine for the first few days, and not overexert myself.
It makes it hard for them to breathe when they overexert themselves.
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.
` ` My timing wasn't great, but I tried not to put myself into positions where I had to overexert myself or would have to backtrack or backcheck, '' Sullivan said.
He felt like an invalid who had just been allowed out of bed after a long illness-reveling in his regained powers, but careful not to overexert them.
Gregor now heard the two delicate women pushing the very heavy old wardrobe from its place and the sister constantly insisting on doing the major share of the work, ignoring the warnings from the mother, who was afraid she would overexert herself.