demanding


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de·mand·ing

 (dĭ-măn′dĭng)
adj.
1. Requiring much effort or attention: exhausted by a demanding job.
2. Requiring others to work hard or meet high expectations: a demanding teacher.

de·mand′ing·ly adv.

demanding

(dɪˈmɑːndɪŋ)
adj
requiring great patience, skill, etc: a demanding job.
deˈmandingly adv

de•mand•ing

(dɪˈmæn dɪŋ, -ˈmɑn-)

adj.
1. requiring or claiming more than is generally felt by others to be due: a demanding teacher.
2. calling for intensive effort or attention; taxing: a demanding job.
[1520–30]
de•mand′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.demanding - requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill; "found the job very demanding"; "a baby can be so demanding"
difficult, hard - not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure; "a difficult task"; "nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access"; "difficult times"; "why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?"
undemanding - requiring little if any patience or effort or skill; "the pay was adequate and the job undemanding"; "simple undemanding affection"; "an undemanding boss"

demanding

demanding

adjective
1. Requiring great or extreme bodily, mental, or spiritual strength:
2. Rigorous and unsparing in treating others:
Translations
شاقّمُتَطَلِّبٌ إلى جُهْد ومَقْدِرَه
náročný
krævende
vaativa
zahtjevan
krefjandi
要求の厳しい
지나치게 요구하는
krävande
เรียกร้องมาก
beklentileri yüksekzahmetlizorlu
đòi hỏi khắt khe

demanding

[dɪˈmɑːndɪŋ] ADJ [person] → exigente; [work] (= tiring) → agotador; [part, role] → difícil
it's a very demanding jobes un trabajo que exige mucho
a demanding childun niño que requiere mucha atención

demanding

[dɪˈmɑːndɪŋ] adj
[person] → exigeant(e)
[work] → astreignant(e)
It's a very demanding job → C'est un travail très astreignant.

demanding

adj child, jobanstrengend; task also, teacher, bossanspruchsvoll; physically/mentally demandingkörperlich/geistig anstrengend

demanding

[dɪˈmɑːndɪŋ] adj (person) → esigente; (work, physically) → stancante; (mentally) → impegnativo/a

demand

(diˈmaːnd) verb
1. to ask or ask for firmly and sharply. I demanded an explanation.
2. to require or need. This demands careful thought.
noun
1. a request made so that it sounds like a command. They refused to meet the workers' demands for more money.
2. an urgent claim. The children make demands on my time.
3. willingness or desire to buy or obtain (certain goods etc); a need for (certain goods etc). There's no demand for books of this kind.
deˈmanding adjective
requiring a lot of effort, ability etc. a demanding job.
on demand
when asked for. I'm expected to supply meals on demand.

demanding

شاقّ náročný krævende fordernd απαιτητικός exigente vaativa exigeant zahtjevan esigente 要求の厳しい 지나치게 요구하는 veeleisend krevende wymagający exigente затратный krävande เรียกร้องมาก zahmetli đòi hỏi khắt khe 要求高的
References in classic literature ?
Meg, Beth, and Amy were sitting together, late in the afternoon, when Jo burst into the room, looking excited and demanding breathlessly, "Has anyone taken my book?
But she did not mind; there appeared to be a hundred different things demanding her attention indoors.
When Heyward ceased to speak, they turned their eyes, as one man, on Magua, demanding, in this expressive manner, an explanation of what had been said.
Without demanding a surrender, they furiously assaulted the garrison, which was happily prepared to oppose them; and, after they had expended much ammunition in vain, and killed the cattle round the fort, not being likely to make themselves masters of this place, they raised the siege, and departed in the morning of the third day after they came, with the loss of about thirty killed, and the number of wounded uncertain.