Examples of demanding in a Sentence
She had a demanding schedule with little free time.
Factory work can be physically demanding.
I have heard it is one of the most demanding courses at the university.
Their boss was really demanding, often expecting them to work long into the night.
Recent Examples of demanding from the Web
The fan base has become more discerning — and more demanding.
Waiting for April 16 First and foremost, the Panthers need to see how Newton responds to Norv, who is expected to be a bit more demanding than Shula.
But those overly demanding kids didn’t deserve to see a dunk.
Football, uniquely demanding and dangerous among college sports, has flourished for decades despite not always arriving at a clear conclusion.
However, playing an up-tempo style makes an 82-game season even more demanding.
Wood, who participated in the selection committee that picked Sam3, said he was chosen from a list of regional, national and international artists because of his experience in producing strong art under technically demanding conditions.
As the episode begins, Joe explains to the camera how this season has been extremely demanding, physically and mentally.
Conveying this to the audience is a big challenge, and for me this cycle is one of the most demanding pieces in the entire repertoire of Lieder.
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DEMANDING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of demanding for English Language Learners
: requiring much time, attention, or effort
: expecting much time, attention, effort, etc., from other people : hard to satisfy
DEMANDING Defined for Kids
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