HyperDic: exacting

English > 3 senses of the word exacting:
ADJECTIVEallexacting, fastidioushaving complicated nutritional requirements
allexacting, stern, strictsevere and unremitting in making demands
allexacting, exigentrequiring precise accuracy
exacting > pronunciation
Soundsihgzae'ktihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > exacting: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving complicated nutritional requirements; especially growing only in special artificial cultures.
Example "certain highly specialized xerophytes are extremely exacting in their requirements"
Synonymfastidious
CategorymicrobiologyThe branch of biology that studies microorganisms and their effects on humans
Oppositeunfastidiousnot exacting in nutritional requirements
Spanishconcienzudo, detallista, exigente, perfeccionista
English > exacting: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningsevere and unremitting in making demands.
Example"an exacting instructor"
Synonymsstern, strict
Broaderdemandingrequiring more than usually expected or thought due
Spanishestricto, exigente
English > exacting: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningrequiring precise accuracy.
Example"an exacting job"
Synonymexigent
Broaderdemandingrequiring more than usually expected or thought due
Spanishexigente

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