- The definition of demanding is requires a lot of effort, skill or attention.
- Working all day in a coal mine in the heat and doing hard physical labor is an example of a job that would be described as demanding.
- A person who is really bossy and who always wants every single thing his way is an example of someone who would be described as demanding.
Coal mining is a demanding job.Licensed from iStockPhoto
- demandingly adverb
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- de·mandˈing·ly adverb