Demanding and Strict


Demanding adjective - Requiring much time, effort, or careful attention.
Usage example: the demanding assignment kept them working all night long

Strict is a synonym for demanding in characteristic topic. In some cases you can use "Strict" instead an adjective "Demanding", when it comes to topics like conscientious, easy, challenging, captious. popular alternative

Nearby Words: demand, demanded, demandant


Strict adjective - Given to exacting standards of discipline and self-restraint.
Usage example: that piano teacher is notoriously strict, but students make great strides under her tutelage

Demanding is a synonym for strict in characteristic topic. You can use "Demanding" instead an adjective "Strict", if it concerns topics such as conscientious, easy, captious. popular alternative

Nearby Words: strictly, strictness

Both words in one sentence

  • Disney / The Sword in the Stone While he could stand to be nicer to Wart, he's not really mean either... more just strict and demanding, which seems to be his personality in general.
  • It would be nice except that Buddy was not simply a demanding or strict boss but a complete and utter sadist who took extreme pleasure in mistreating everyone he could and even blatantly stole a brilliant idea Guy had.
  • Evil Uncle In Plume, Vesper's narration tries to convince us that Aunt Agatha is an example of this, but she comes across more as strict and demanding rather than evil.
    Source: Evil Uncle
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