Thesaurus

exactingness

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of exactingness

the quality or state of being demanding or unyielding (as in discipline or criticism)
  • since I was a guest in their home, I was not about to critique the dinner with the exactingness of a professional restaurant reviewer

Synonyms for exactingness

Words Related to exactingness

Near Antonyms for exactingness

Antonyms for exactingness

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about exactingness

Cite this Entry

“Exactingness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/exactingness. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

Comments on exactingness

What made you want to look up exactingness? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Slippery Words Quiz—Changing with the Times

  • ducreux self portrait yawning
  • What is an earlier meaning of nice?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!