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Meaning of DEMANDING

Pronunciation:  di'manding

WordNet Dictionary
[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"

DEMANDING is a 9 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: exacting, exigent, hard to please(p), hard-to-please(a), rigorous, stern, strict, stringent, tight, tightened
 Antonyms: undemanding
 See Also: difficult, hard



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