overdemanding

adjective

over·​de·​mand·​ing ˌō-vər-di-ˈman-diŋ How to pronounce overdemanding (audio)
-ˈmän-,
-dē-
: excessively demanding
overdemanding children/parents
an overdemanding boss/client
an overdemanding workload
… he is making himself as unpleasant and overdemanding as possible, to see if the staff will stay polite and efficient under the most annoying kind of pressure.J. C. Furnas

Word History

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overdemanding was in 1949

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“Overdemanding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overdemanding. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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