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demanding

de·mand·ing

demanding

 
pronunciation:
dih maen dIng
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: giving many, or too many, orders.
Her boss was so demanding that she quit her job.
antonyms:
easy
similar words:
hard, harsh, strict
definition 2: requiring great attention or effort.
Planning a wedding is a demanding task.
antonyms:
easy
similar words:
rugged, tough
derivation: demandingly (adv.)