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tax·ing

 (tăk′sĭng)
adj.
Burdensome; wearing: a taxing business schedule.

tax′ing·ly adv.

taxing

(ˈtæksɪŋ)
adj
demanding, onerous, and wearing
ˈtaxingly adv

tax•ing

(ˈtæk sɪŋ)

adj.
wearingly burdensome: the taxing duties of a hotel manager.
[1790–1800]
tax′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.taxing - not easily borne; wearing; "the burdensome task of preparing the income tax return"; "my duties weren't onerous; I only had to greet the guests"; "a taxing schedule"
heavy - marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness; "a heavy heart"; "a heavy schedule"; "heavy news"; "a heavy silence"; "heavy eyelids"

taxing

adjective demanding, trying, wearing, heavy, tough, tiring, punishing, exacting, stressful, sapping, onerous, burdensome, wearisome, enervating You won't be asked to do anything too taxing.
light, easy, effortless, undemanding, easy-peasy (slang), unburdensome

taxing

adjective
Requiring great or extreme bodily, mental, or spiritual strength:
Translations
مُرْهِق جَسَدِياً وَعَقْلِيّا
namáhavý
udmattende
próba: próbára tevő
òreytandi, erfiîur

taxing

[ˈtæksɪŋ] ADJ
1. (mentally) [problem, task] → dificilísimo; [period, time] → muy duro
his job was mentally taxingsu trabajo requería muchísima concentración mental
2. (physically) [task, journey] → agotador, duro
physically taxingagotador

taxing

[ˈtæksɪŋ] adj (= demanding) [problem, job] → ardu(e)tax inspector n (British)inspecteur/trice m/f des impôtstaxi rank n (British)station f de taxistaxi stand n (mainly US)station f de taxis

taxing

adj work etcanstrengend, strapaziös

taxing

[ˈtæksɪŋ] adjoneroso/a

tax

(tӕks) noun
1. money, eg a percentage of a person's income or of the price of goods etc taken by the government to help pay for the running of the state. income tax; a tax on tobacco.
2. a strain or burden. The continual noise was a tax on her nerves.
verb
1. to make (a person) pay (a) tax; to put a tax on (goods etc). He is taxed on his income; Alcohol is taxed.
2. to put a strain on. Don't tax your strength!
ˈtaxable adjective
liable to be taxed. taxable income/goods.
taxˈation noun
the act or system of taxing.
ˈtaxing adjective
mentally or physically difficult. a taxing job.
ˌtax-ˈfree adjective, adverb
without payment of tax. tax-free income.
ˈtaxpayer noun
a citizen who pays taxes.
ˈtax (someone) with
to accuse (a person) of. I taxed him with dishonesty.
References in classic literature ?
Monsieur Gabelle was the Postmaster, and some other taxing functionary united; he had come out with great obsequiousness to assist at this examination, and had held the examined by the drapery of his arm in an official manner.
Neglect not also the examples, of those that have carried themselves ill, in the same place; not to set off thyself, by taxing their memory, but to direct thyself, what to avoid.
Well, but now, Casaubon, such deep studies, classics, mathematics, that kind of thing, are too taxing for a woman--too taxing, you know.
He merged the collection of revenue into one channel, taxing consumption in bulk instead of taxing property.
Therefore, supposing there are six millions of tax-payers in easy circumstances (Rabourdin proved their existence, including the rich) is it not better to make them pay a duty on the consumption of wine, which would not be more offensive than that on doors and windows and would return a hundred millions, rather than harass them by taxing the thing itself.
He knew this both from what he had seen, and most of all from the face of Anna, who, he could see, was taxing every nerve to carry through the part she had taken up.
in his better days, before he had become enfeebled by dissipation and emaciated by disease, he had been in the receipt of a good salary, which, if he had been careful and prudent, he might have continued to receive for some years--not many; because these men either die early, or by unnaturally taxing their bodily energies, lose, prematurely, those physical powers on which alone they can depend for subsistence.
109 as the "new rock stars in tax"; see Frieswick, "Too Taxing," CFO Magazine (11/1/05), p.
Conservatives have always been interested in taxing consumption as a way of encouraging savings and investment, and liberals in need of revenue will have no alternative but to reconsider their historical aversion to consumption taxes as regressive.
TEI is concerned that proposed legislation to implement a new regime for taxing Foreign Investment Entities (FIEs) and Non-Resident Trusts (NRTs) would upset the careful policy balance that has been struck by the current foreign affiliate rules.
In practice, the notion of global public goods amounts to unlimited taxing authority for the United Nations, authority that extends even to the air we breathe, the water we drink, the electromagnetic spectrum by which we communicate, and even the space surrounding the planet we live on
The project is seeking an equitable method for taxing electronic commerce.