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exertion

ex·er·tion

exertion

pronunciation:
ihg zuhr shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: strenuous effort or action.
synonyms:
effort, pains
similar words:
activity, elbow grease, labor, lengths, strain, struggle, trouble, try, work
definition 2: exercise of physical or mental strength, power, or the like.
synonyms:
application, employment, exercise
similar words:
effort, practice, strain, use