HyperDic: demanding

English > 1 sense of the word demanding:
ADJECTIVEalldemandingrequiring more than usually expected or thought due
demanding > pronunciation
Soundsdihmae'ndihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > demanding: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningrequiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill.
Examples
  • "found the job very demanding"
  • "a baby can be so demanding"
Narrowerexigent, exactingrequiring precise accuracy
hard-to-please, hard to please(of persons) "his father was a hard-to-please taskmaster"
needydemanding or needing attention, affection, or reassurance to an excessive degree
rigorous, stringent, tightdemanding strict / strict attention to rules and procedures
stern, strict, exactingsevere and unremitting in making demands
See alsodifficult, hardnot easy
Oppositeundemandingrequiring little if any patience or effort or skill
Spanishexigente
Catalanexigent
Adverbsdemandinglyin a demanding manner

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