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 ?
Munro, instead of demanding the result of the young man's mission, paced the room for a few moments, with his hands behind his back, and his head inclined toward the floor, like a man lost in thought.
There is only so much water, so much earth, so much air; but the life that is demanding to be born is limitless.
And now, friend trapper, as a duty I owe to human nature, I will conclude by demanding if all hope has deserted me, or if any means still exist by which so much valuable information may be rescued from the grasp of ignorance, and preserved to the pages of natural history.