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de·mand·ing

demanding

 
pronunciation:
dih maen dIng
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: requiring or demanding a great deal.
They always end up working late because of their demanding boss.The teacher is not very demanding and rarely assigns homework.My new project is highly demanding of my time.
antonyms:
easy, easygoing, undemanding
similar words:
hard, harsh, strict, stringent
definition 2: requiring constant attention or effort.
Testing a new drug is a demanding task.
antonyms:
easy, effortless, low-pressure, undemanding
similar words:
rugged, tough
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derivation: demandingly (adv.)