Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Requiring much effort or attention: exhausted by a demanding job. See Synonyms at burdensome.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Requiring much endurance, strength, or patience.
  • v. Present participle of demand.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill

Etymologies

From demand +‎ -ing. (Wiktionary)

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