Synonyms for demanding

Grammar : Adj
Spell : dih-man-ding, -mahn-
Phonetic Transcription : dɪˈmæn dɪŋ, -ˈmɑn-

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Définition of demanding

Origin :
  • early 15c., "asking, questioning," present participle adjective from demand (v.). Meaning "insistent" is by late 19c. Related: Demandingly.
  • adj challenging, urgent
Example sentences :
  • For the first time, she was facing problems and demanding an answer.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • To Madrid, then, I hastened, on the pretence of demanding promotion.
  • Extract from : « Calderon The Courtier » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • You have not made smaller your requests—no, you are now demanding more!
  • Extract from : « The Harbor » by Ernest Poole
  • I have never treated the subject as other than demanding heedful 2.
  • Extract from : « Modern Painters Volume II (of V) » by John Ruskin
  • She felt that she heard him listening, that she heard him demanding the sound.
  • Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens
  • Her body was demanding not to be forced by the will to go to the island.
  • Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens
  • They crowded about their ruler, and Rawson knew they were demanding him for themselves.
  • Extract from : « Two Thousand Miles Below » by Charles Willard Diffin
  • He then sent in a flag, demanding the immediate surrender of the place.
  • Extract from : « Chronicles of Border Warfare » by Alexander Scott Withers
  • Yet we find that the work, though so demanding, is full of compensations.
  • Extract from : « Lotus Buds » by Amy Carmichael
  • On Wednesday came a postcard from Jim, himself, demanding information.
  • Extract from : « Kent Knowles: Quahaug » by Joseph C. Lincoln

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