Synonyms for demanding

Synonyms for (adj) demanding

Synonyms: demanding

Definition: requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill

Usage: found the job very demanding; a baby can be so demanding

Similar words: exacting, exigent

Definition: requiring precise accuracy

Usage: an exacting job; became more exigent over his pronunciation

Similar words: hard to please, hard-to-please

Definition: (of persons) "his father was a hard-to-please taskmaster"

Usage: was very hard to please

Similar words: needy

Definition: demanding or needing attention, affection, or reassurance to an excessive degree

Similar words: tight, stringent, rigorous

Definition: demanding strict attention to rules and procedures

Usage: rigorous discipline; tight security; stringent safety measures

Similar words: stern, strict, exacting

Definition: severe and unremitting in making demands

Usage: an exacting instructor; a stern disciplinarian; strict standards

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