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Definitions and Synonyms of demanding | Another word for demanding | What is demanding?

Definition 1: requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where demanding or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • found the job very demanding
  • a baby can be so demanding

(demanding is similar to ...) requiring precise accuracy

"an exacting job" "became more exigent over his pronunciation"

(demanding is similar to ...) (of persons) fussy and demanding

"his father was a hard-to-please taskmaster" "was very hard to please"

(demanding is similar to ...) demanding or needing attention, affection, or reassurance to an excessive degree

(demanding is similar to ...) demanding strict attention to rules and procedures

"rigorous discipline" "tight security" "stringent safety measures"

(demanding is similar to ...) severe and unremitting in making demands

"an exacting instructor" "a stern disciplinarian" "strict standards"

(means also ...) not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure

"a difficult task" "nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access" "difficult times" "why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?"

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