demanding

[ dih-man-ding, -mahn- ]
/ dɪˈmæn dɪŋ, -ˈmɑn- /

adjective

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.

Nearby words

  1. demand note,
  2. demand pacemaker,
  3. demand-pull inflation,
  4. demand-side,
  5. demandant,
  6. demandingly,
  7. demantoid,
  8. demarcate,
  9. demarcation,
  10. demarcative

Origin of demanding

First recorded in 1520–30; demand + -ing2

Related forms
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British Dictionary definitions for undemanding

undemanding

/ (ˌʌndɪˈmɑːndɪŋ) /

adjective

not requiring great patience, skill, attention, etcan undemanding book

demanding

/ (dɪˈmɑːndɪŋ) /

adjective

requiring great patience, skill, etca demanding job
Derived Formsdemandingly, adverb

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Word Origin and History for undemanding
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