overdemanding

adjective
over·​de·​mand·​ing | \ ˌō-vər-di-ˈman-diŋ How to pronounce overdemanding (audio) , -ˈmän-, -dē- \

Definition of overdemanding

: 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

First Known Use of overdemanding

1949, in the meaning defined above

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“Overdemanding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overdemanding. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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