demanding - REF

Demanding (adjective):Meaning:Requiring a lot of effort, attention, or skill; needing a significant amount of time, energy, or dedication to accomplish.

Examples:

  1. His new job is quite demanding, with long hours and tight deadlines.
  2. The marathon is known for being one of the most demanding races in the world.
  3. Teaching a class of young children can be emotionally and physically demanding.

Synonyms:Challenging, difficult, arduous, taxing, exacting, rigorous, tough, strenuous, hard, tiring, draining.

Antonyms:Easy, effortless, simple, undemanding, relaxed, straightforward, uncomplicated, easygoing.

Collocations:

  1. Demanding job: Her role as a project manager is a very demanding job.
  2. Demanding task: Completing the research paper was a demanding task that required hours of work.
  3. Demanding schedule: The athlete follows a demanding schedule of training and competitions.

Idioms:

  1. Demand one's pound of flesh: The strict teacher always seems to demand his pound of flesh from his students.

Expressions:

  1. Be demanding on: Being a parent can be demanding on your time and energy.

Phrases:

  1. Demanding standards: The company has demanding standards for quality control.

Word Family:

  • Demand (noun/verb): The increasing workload placed a high demand on the team.
  • Demander (noun): The demander of the service expected top-notch results.
  • Undemanding (adjective): She prefers to watch undemanding movies after a long day.
  • Demandingly (adverb): She worked demandingly to meet the tight deadline.

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