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Definitions for demanding
dɪˈmæn dɪŋ, -ˈmɑn-de·mand·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. demandingadjective

    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"


  1. demandingadjective

    Requiring much endurance, strength, or patience.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Demanding

    of Demand

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'demanding' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4824

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of demanding in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of demanding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of demanding in a Sentence

  1. Jessica Lewis:

    Retailers are noticing that a large majority of the population are demanding more body diversity.

  2. Helienne Lindvall:

    It is legitimate to ask what provision had been made for this vulnerable older gentleman in what … would be an enormously demanding and stressful experience as well as a joyful time [ for anyone ]. i feel bad for her that there are so many distractions, and obviously I think that if Thomas Markle can, Thomas Markle should be able to be there.

  3. Anthony Johndrow:

    Big corporations have spent decades advocating for women's equality in the workplace and abortion ban laws are a direct threat to that, companies are going to have to deal with their own employees demanding action, and answers for donations made to politicians who support the bans.

  4. France German sailor Philipp Buhl:

    Mentally it is very demanding, i am one of the medal hopes among sailors and what I have been telling myself is ... it will only happen with pressure. But expectation and pressure are part of the territory.

  5. Tom Izzo:

    Not shaking hands, that's typical of our country right now, instead of solving the problem, let's make an excuse and let's see if we can just instead of, confronting and demanding that it changes, let's eliminate it so that we don't have those problems. Let's try to do that. That's perfect us right now, that's not perfect me. That's not happening here. So if some team doesn't want to shake hands, you're gonna see 15 of my guys walk down and shake air. We're going to shake air and I'm gonna to shake air and then we're gonna leave.

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    cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
    • A. denudate
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    • C. loom
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