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[ig-zaw-sting] /ɪgˈzɔ stɪŋ/
producing or tending to produce fatigue, weariness, or the like:
an exhausting day; an exhausting child.
Origin of exhausting
First recorded in 1530-40; exhaust + -ing2
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exhaustingly, adverb Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Not that afternoon in the vacant lot, when he had inquired so exhaustingly as to her bank account.

  • This is why I believe in rehearsing and studying and working over a rle so exhaustively—and exhaustingly.

    Memoirs of an American Prima Donna Clara Louise Kellogg
  • Mademoiselle Riette, catching sight of him, laughed so exhaustingly that she could dance no longer.

    Angelot Eleanor Price
  • They did eventually, convulsively and exhaustingly, till she dropped into a death-like sleep far into the next morning.

    Bluebell Mrs. George Croft Huddleston

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