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exhausting

[ ig-zaw-sting ]
/ ɪgˈzɔ stɪŋ /
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adjective
producing or tending to produce fatigue, weariness, or the like: an exhausting day; an exhausting child.
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Origin of exhausting

First recorded in 1530–40; exhaust + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM exhausting

ex·haust·ing·ly, adverb
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