American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1

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Author: Noah Webster

Exertion

EXER’TION, n. The act of exerting or straining; the act of putting into motion or action; effort; a striving or struggling; as an exertion of strength or power; an exertion of the limbs, of the mind or faculties. The ship was saved by great exertions of the crew. No exertions will suppress a vice which great men countenance.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Exertion," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed April 22, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8DTNPRIPXJ7I3GH.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Exertion." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 22 Apr. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8DTNPRIPXJ7I3GH.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Exertion' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 22 April 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8DTNPRIPXJ7I3GH.