challenging

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adjective chal·leng·ing \-lən-jiŋ\

Definition of challenging

  1. 1 :  arousing competitive interest, thought, or action <a challenging course of study>

  2. 2 :  invitingly provocative :  fascinating <a challenging personality>

challengingly

play \-jiŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of challenging in a sentence

  1. I find the job challenging and fun.

  2. Teaching is challenging but rewarding work.

  3. It's a challenging book that requires careful reading.

  4. The slope was challenging for even the most experienced climbers.

1842

First Known Use of challenging

1842


CHALLENGING Defined for English Language Learners

challenging

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adjective chal·leng·ing \-lən-jiŋ\

Definition of challenging for English Language Learners

  • : difficult in a way that is usually interesting or enjoyable



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