What does challenging mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ambitious, challenging(adj)

    requiring full use of your abilities or resources

    "ambitious schedule"; "performed the most challenging task without a mistake"

  2. challenging, thought-provoking(adj)

    stimulating interest or thought

    "a challenging hypothesis"; "a thought-provoking book"

  3. challenging, intriguing(adj)

    disturbingly provocative

    "an intriguing smile"

Wiktionary

  1. challenging(Adjective)

    Difficult, hard to do.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Challenging

    of Challenge

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How to say challenging in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of challenging in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of challenging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of challenging in a Sentence

  1. El Kaliouby:

    We routinely checked the portal. The test seemed to be on, and it still shows that the test is on. We also received no email notifications from ACT. Zilch, i know and understand how challenging it is to lead a business in the face of all this uncertainty, but how ACT is handling this is just unacceptable.

  2. Najib Razak:

    The disappearance of MH370 is without precedent, and so too is the search - by far the most complex and technically challenging in aviation history.

  3. Mitch McConnell:

    Well, I think the convention is a challenging situation and a number of my colleagues have announced that they are not going to attend, and we'll have to wait and see how things look in late August to determine whether or not you can safely convene that many people.

  4. John Kirby:

    I would think the Trump administration could -- if they choose -- cite the principle of self-defense under the UN Charter and conduct operations accordingly, but those operations would have to be proportional to the threat -- a threat that has now been made more challenging by the sophistication of Iranian air defenses.

  5. Jason Evans:

    This is a really challenging situation in the sense that I can not personally recall that we've had a crane collapse that involved an already inhabited building.

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