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

Examples of undemanding in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sports has always provided an undemanding conduit to forgiveness, a get-out-jail-free card to anyone who displays a knack for bolstering the bottom line of whatever team or school comes calling. Paul Newberry, ajc, "Column: Sports always provides a conduit to forgiveness," 19 Mar. 2021 For me, the allure of the secret account was simple and undemanding. Jason Parham, Wired, "This Year I Found Pleasure in the Work of Looking," 28 Dec. 2020 This undemanding cake, to Goldstein, is a symbol of a Russian urge to be hospitable, particularly in times of relative hardship. Washington Post, "This one-bowl Russian apple cake reminds us of hospitality in difficult times," 23 Oct. 2020 Even for undemanding souls, this is a pretty skeletal construct. Brian Lowry, CNN, "Clive Barker's 'Books of Blood' doesn't really get under your skin," 6 Oct. 2020 Glowing reviews and word-of-mouth from undemanding critics and audiences will revolve around the sometimes gutsy but often labored performances of leads Robert De Niro and Billy Crystal. David Hunter, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Analyze This': THR's 1999 Review," 5 Mar. 2020 In this way, Sandler is a perfect Netflix star — familiar, undemanding and prolific. Jamie Lauren Keiles, New York Times, "Adam Sandler’s Everlasting Shtick," 27 Nov. 2019 While net debt is forecast to remain an undemanding 1.5 times in the current financial year, according to analysts, and the Sports Direct chain still generates cash, upgrading stores and making strategic investments isn’t cheap. Washington Post, "Sports Direct Billionaire Mike Ashley Spins Out of Control," 9 Aug. 2019 With profits from both divisions under pressure, and undemanding retail multiples, there’s little value to be gained from a break-up right now. Washington Post, "M&S’s Relegation Isn’t Such a Bad Look, Really," 5 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of undemanding

1940, in the meaning defined above

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“Undemanding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undemanding. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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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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