undemanding

adjective
un·​de·​mand·​ing | \ ˌən-di-ˈman-diŋ How to pronounce undemanding (audio) , -ˈmän-, -dē-\

Definition of undemanding

: not requiring much time, effort, or attention : not demanding an undemanding job an undemanding boss

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Other Words from undemanding

undemandingly adverb
undemandingness noun

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Sauternes: pretty and light-bodied, an attractive and undemanding wine with appealing aromas of apricot and passionfruit. Lettie Teague, WSJ, "The Best Bargain in French Wines," 24 Aug. 2018 Which, honestly, is good enough for an undemanding night at the movies. Ty Burr, BostonGlobe.com, "‘Gringo’ is a twisty dark comedy piled high with great actors," 8 Mar. 2018 Their close relationship helped her turn the historically undemanding post of lieutenant governor into something more substantive when Dayton needed a replacement in his second term. Kyle Potter, chicagotribune.com, "Minnesota's next senator is a quiet organizer who came late to politics," 13 Dec. 2017 Their close relationship helped her turn the historically undemanding post of lieutenant governor into something more substantive when Dayton needed a replacement in his second term. Washington Post, "Minnesota’s next senator: Quiet organizer, late to politics," 13 Dec. 2017 Weeknight wines ought to be undemanding, like easygoing comedies rather than Ingmar Bergman films. Eric Asimov, New York Times, "20 Wines for Under $20: Weeknight Pleasures for Relaxed Evenings," 21 Sep. 2017 After the first pair of tasks was completed, one group of subjects was assigned an undemanding activity intended to elicit mind-wandering. Jake Pelini, The Atlantic, "When the Mind Wanders," 12 Sep. 2017 Pictures are made to seem friendly and undemanding. Meghan Cox Gurdon, WSJ, "The Best New Children’s Books," 28 July 2017 And for him and other Finance Committee Democrats, tax reform is, so far, an undemanding spectator sport. George Will, National Review, "Fixing the ‘Rotting Carcass’ Tax Code," 12 July 2017

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First Known Use of undemanding

1940, in the meaning defined above

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undemanding

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of undemanding

: not requiring much time, attention, or effort
of a person : not expecting much time, attention, effort, etc., from other people : not difficult to satisfy

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