[ US /dɪˈmændɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /dɪmˈɑːndɪŋ/ ]
  1. requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill
    found the job very demanding
    a baby can be so demanding
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How To Use demanding In A Sentence

  • To wake up with her belly-up and demanding affection is to have your heart explode with the kind of joy that compels some people into a life of large-scale oil painting.
  • She was literally demanding your complete, undivided attention.
  • Not so much a summer scorcher, then, but a hot ticket that remains boisterously good fun for the undemanding multiplex-goers.
  • Greek and foreign suppliers are demanding to be prepaid for providing my company with goods and services. Times, Sunday Times
  • A townswoman actually comes to the castle in despair, demanding her child; Dracula sets a pack of wolves on her.
  • My husband is a banker with a very demanding schedule.
  • * In primitive conditions, given the unsually demanding task (compared to other mammals) of raising human babies, paternal investment in offspring is required. The Volokh Conspiracy » Interracial Marriage Rates Going Up
  • The security police quickly squelched an extremely rare public demonstration demanding political reform on Monday, the 41st anniversary of the Baath Party's seizure of power here.
  • But how do you make sure you don't tip into demanding too much or go too far the other way and get lazy about asserting your needs? The Sun
  • When like me you have chosen the tough and rugged regime of living in a lighthouse for two nights, you will know that getting your daily victuals can be a demanding task.
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