Definitions for exactingɪgˈzæk tɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fastidious, exacting(adj)

    having complicated nutritional requirements; especially growing only in special artificial cultures

    "fastidious microorganisms"; "certain highly specialized xerophytes are extremely exacting in their requirements"

  2. stern, strict, exacting(adj)

    severe and unremitting in making demands

    "an exacting instructor"; "a stern disciplinarian"; "strict standards"

  3. exigent, exacting(adj)

    requiring precise accuracy

    "an exacting job"; "became more exigent over his pronunciation"


  1. exacting(Adjective)

    Making excessive demands; hard to satisfy.

  2. exacting(Adjective)

    Requiring precise accuracy

  3. Origin: From exact + -ing

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exacting

    of Exact

  2. Exacting(adj)

    oppressive or unreasonably severe in making demands or requiring the exact fulfillment of obligations; harsh; severe

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