Has he over-worked himself; is this the effect of an over-exerted brain?
“She has been over-exerted, over-excited,” said Miss Trevisa.
I over-exerted myself without any symptoms of perspiration and was so sick after I had to go to bed.
His hand had crushed the program into a ball, and his breath came short, as it always did when he was excited or over-exerted.
Every available function is over-exerted and blind rage baffles the skill.
He sank down, and hid his face in his hands: his over-exerted mind appeared to desert him: he wept.
He had gone to Spires to meet the Prince, but had over-exerted himself, and died very suddenly at his castle of Quievrain.
A weak heart that might stop the first time he was over-excited or over-exerted himself.
He over-exerted himself at a disastrous fire in Savannah, which resulted in a violent fever and ended in breaking his health.
He had over-exerted himself in some works of humanity among his poorer neighbors.