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demanding Explained

demanding at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


demanding at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

S3 adj
1 needing a lot of ability, effort, or skill: --a demanding job // physically/emotionally/intellectually etc demanding // --Climbing is physically demanding.//
2 expecting a lot of attention or expecting to have things exactly the way you want them, especially in a way that is not fair: --Her mother could be very demanding at times.//

demanding at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

111 Moby Thesaurus words for "demanding":
Herculean, Spartan, Spartanic, abstruse, accurate, arduous,
astringent, attentive, austere, authoritarian, brutal, burdensome,
cajoling, clamant, clamorous, close, coaxing, complex,
conscientious, correct, critical, crying, delicate, detailed,
difficile, difficult, dour, draining, dunning, exact, exacting,
exigent, exorbitant, exquisite, extortionate, fine, finical,
finicking, finicky, formidable, fussy, grasping, grievous, grim,
hairy, hard, hard-earned, hard-fought, harsh, imperative,
importunate, insistent, instant, intricate, jawbreaking, knotted,
knotty, laborious, loud, mean, meticulous, minute, nagging, narrow,
nice, no picnic, not easy, operose, oppressive, particular,
persistent, pertinacious, pestering, plaguing, precise,
precisianistic, precisionistic, pressing, punctilious, punctual,
refined, religious, rigid, rigorous, rough, rugged, scrupulous,
scrutinizing, set with thorns, severe, spiny, steep, stern,
strenuous, strict, stringent, subtle, taxing, teasing, thorny,
ticklish, toilsome, tough, tricky, trying, unsparing, uphill,
urgent, weighty, wheedling, wicked

demanding at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Fastidiousness): fastidious, finicky, fussy, picky, demanding, meticulous, exacting, hypercritical, overcritical.

demanding at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

1 (of a piece of work) needing a lot of skill, patience, effort, etc:
The work is physically demanding. * the most demanding challenge I have ever faced
2 (of a person) expecting a lot of work or attention from others; not easily satisfied:
a demanding boss / child * My grandma became very demanding as she got older.

Demanding at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Demand \De*mand"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Demanded}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Demanding}.] [F. demander, LL. demandare to demand,
summon, send word, fr. L. demandare to give in charge,
intrust; de- + mandare to commit to one's charge, commission,
order, command. Cf. {Mandate}, {Commend}.]
1. To ask or call for with authority; to claim or seek from,
as by authority or right; to claim, as something due; to
call for urgently or peremptorily; as, to demand a debt;
to demand obedience.

This, in our foresaid holy father's name, Pope
Innocent, I do demand of thee. --Shak.

2. To inquire authoritatively or earnestly; to ask, esp. in a
peremptory manner; to question.

I did demand what news from Shrewsbury. --Shak.

3. To require as necessary or useful; to be in urgent need
of; hence, to call for; as, the case demands care.

4. (Law) To call into court; to summon. --Burrill.

demanding at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj : requiring more than usually expected or thought due;
especially great patience and effort and skill; "found
the job very demanding"; "a baby can be so demanding"
[ant: {undemanding}]

demanding at English (WD) Of Explained:



From Inter: suffix » demand|ing.


* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /dɪˈmɑːndɪŋ/
  • Inter: rhymes » ændɪŋ


    Inter: en-ad » j

  • Requiring much endurance, strength, or patience.


    * See also Category: Wikisaurus:bossy -


    Inter: trans-top » requiring much endurance, strength, or patience
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|vaativa
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|éprouvant, Inter: t+ » fr|exigeant
    • Jèrriais: Inter: tø » roa-jer|exigeant
    • Norwegian: Inter: t+ » no|krevende

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Russian: Inter: t- » ru|требующий усилий|tr=trébujuščij usílij, Inter: t+ » ru|напряжённый|tr=naprjažónnyj, Inter: qualifier » with other people Inter: t+ » ru|требовательный|tr=trébovatel'nyj, Inter: t+ » ru|взыскательный|tr=vzyskátel'nyj
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|exigente|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m


  • Inter: present participle of » demand


    * maddening

  • Translation: de » demanding
    Translation: et » demanding
    Translation: el » demanding
    Translation: es » demanding
    Translation: fr » demanding
    Translation: ko » demanding
    Translation: io » demanding
    Translation: hu » demanding
    Translation: mg » demanding
    Translation: my » demanding
    Translation: pl » demanding
    Category: simple:demanding -
    Translation: vi » demanding
    Translation: zh » demanding