Synonyms for exacting

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ig-zak-ting
Phonetic Transcription : ɪgˈzæk tɪŋ

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Définition of exacting

Origin :
  • "too demanding," 1580s, present participle adjective from exact (v.).
  • adj demanding
Example sentences :
  • They drank to the health of this exacting, loyal maiden, and Cross gave her name.
  • Extract from : « In the Valley » by Harold Frederic
  • It never occurred to her that she could have put off this exacting job.
  • Extract from : « Tiverton Tales » by Alice Brown
  • In fact, the fairies in Cymric land are among the most exacting of any known.
  • Extract from : « Welsh Fairy Tales » by William Elliott Griffis
  • I wish Society was not so arbitrary, I wish it was not so exacting—Bird, be quiet!'
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • Is there a dramatic art--exacting, difficult, supreme--or is there not?
  • Extract from : « A Writer's Recollections (In Two Volumes), Volume II » by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Perhaps the most exacting of all authors was "Lewis Carroll."
  • Extract from : « The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2) » by Harry Furniss
  • He was, also, an incomparable artisan and the most exacting foreman in the shops.
  • Extract from : « Stories of a Western Town » by Octave Thanet
  • "They are exacting the truth from the Governor of Cesena," said he.
  • Extract from : « The Shame of Motley » by Raphael Sabatini
  • The most exacting and bewitching of all professions was clamouring for him again.
  • Extract from : « The Destroyer » by Burton Egbert Stevenson
  • Let poverty do its worst in exacting its toll of humiliation.
  • Extract from : « End of the Tether » by Joseph Conrad

Antonyms for exacting

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