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exhausting

[ig-zaw-sting]
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  1. 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
Related formsex·haust·ing·ly, adverb
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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.

  • 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