Simple Definition of exacting
: requiring much time, attention, or effort from someone : very difficult or demanding
Full Definition of exacting
1 : tryingly or unremittingly severe in making demands
2 : requiring careful attention and precision
exactinglyplay \-tiŋ-lē\ adverb
Examples of exacting in a sentence
He has very exacting standards.
<he was shocked when his normally exacting supervisor complimented him on a job well done>
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Definition of exacting for Students
: expecting a lot from a person <an exacting teacher>
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