- requiring or claiming more than is generally felt by others to be due: a demanding teacher.
- calling for intensive effort or attention; taxing: a demanding job.
Origin of demanding
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Examples from the Web for undemanding
For a long while now, the piloting community has been concerned about the undemanding workload of highly automated cockpits.The New Cockpit Threat
October 22, 2009
He must make her happy, this modest, undemanding girl whom he had made woman and a wife.Fairfax and His Pride
Marie Van Vorst
As Goody Hawks tiptoed from the room, he felt again on his chest the undemanding weightless warmth.
Here in the undemanding night Ben found it possible to command the earth to be not vast but small.
Ben in the undemanding hours of the days that followed could yet inquire: Where is the way where light dwelleth?
And I looked out upon the perfect beauty of the world around me, and I saw how little excited it was, how placid, how undemanding.Adventures In Contentment
- not requiring great patience, skill, attention, etcan undemanding book
- requiring great patience, skill, etca demanding job
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Word Origin and History for undemanding
early 15c., "asking, questioning," present participle adjective from demand (v.). Meaning "insistent" is by late 19c. Related: Demandingly.
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