[ ek-si-juhnt; French eg-zee-zhahn ]


Origin of exigeant

From French

Words Nearby exigeant

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How to use exigeant in a sentence

  • Nor was Aunt Emmeline very exigeant, though she was fantastic and sometimes disagreeable.

    Ayala's Angel | Anthony Trollope
  • He showed himself most exigeant as to the conditions on which he would consent to leave Egypt.

  • In the same way this involved much marching and counter-marching over the same "exigeant" class of country.

    General Gatacre | Beatrix Gatacre
  • There is so much to be done, and the children are rather exigeant, and demand all the afternoon.

    April's Lady | Margaret Wolfe Hungerford
  • But if he comes back penitent, and shows himself less exigeant, I shan't refuse his overtures of peace.

    Molly Bawn | Margaret Wolfe Hamilton