Definitions

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  • adjective of persons, etc. Not demanding; uncritical; not difficult to satisfy.
  • adjective Not requiring precision or substantial effort.

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  • adjective not rigorous

Etymologies

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From un- +‎ exacting

Examples

  • After the obligatory cultural Grand Tour of Europe Henry settled down to the unexacting life of the super-rich, indulging in his hobby, drawing caricatures.

    American Connections

  • After the obligatory cultural Grand Tour of Europe Henry settled down to the unexacting life of the super-rich, indulging in his hobby, drawing caricatures.

    American Connections

  • But the fact remains that Spokane was buggered into bankruptcy by priests known to be deviant, and the underlying causes could have been avoided by unexacting prudential decisions well within the moral compass of an ordinary parishioner.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • But the fact remains that Spokane was buggered into bankruptcy by priests known to be deviant, and the underlying causes could have been avoided by unexacting prudential decisions well within the moral compass of an ordinary parishioner.

    The-more-things-change department II

  • But Mrs Eames was a kind, patient, unexacting woman, who took all civil words as meaning civility.

    The Small House at Allington

  • But falsehood is so unexacting, needs so little help to make itself manifest!

    The Captive

  • It was easily possible for entire families to subsist the year around on the fruits of land and water plus unexacting manual labor.

    The Bounty of the Chesapeake Fishing in Colonial Virginia

  • This can not be done through any system of methods, neither are narrow interests or unexacting tasks sufficient to arouse all that the soul has now to give.

    The Unfolding Life A Study of Development with Reference to Religious Training

  • No one could be unwilling to take care of one so unexacting.

    Girls and Women

  • Tolstoy set out for Germany in 1857, anxious to study social conditions that he might learn how to raise the hapless serfs of Russia, bound, patient and inarticulate, at the feet of landowners, longing for independence, perhaps, when they suffered any terrible act of injustice, but patient in the better times when there was food and warmth and a master of comparatively unexacting temper.

    Heroes of Modern Europe

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