Synonyms of exertion in English:

exertion


See definition of exertion

noun

1‘she was panting with the exertion’

SYNONYMS
effort, strain, struggle, toil, endeavour, hard work, labour, industry, blood, sweat, and tears
pains, assiduity, assiduousness
exercise, activity
informal elbow grease, sweat
British informal graft
Australian, New Zealand informal yakka
literary travail, moil

2‘the exertion of pressure’

SYNONYMS
use, application, appliance, bringing to bear, exercise, employment, utilization
expenditure